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Loch Merkland

Furnace (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Loch Merkland

Classification Furnace (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 4754

Site Number NC33SE 1

NGR NC 39 31

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Eddrachillis
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Sutherland
  • Former County Sutherland

Archaeology Notes

NC33SE 1 39 31.

There is the site of an ancient iron furnace at Loch Merkland (NC 3931).

A Gunn and J Mackay 1897.

Local enquiries revealed no further information on the location of the site.

Visited by OS (E G C) 27 April 1961.

There is no trace and no local knowledge of an iron furnace at Loch Merkland.

Visited by OS (N K B) 6 June 1980.


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