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Ascoile

Township (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Ascoile

Classification Township (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 6635

Site Number NC81SW 9

NGR NC 821 111

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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

Archaeology Notes

NC81SW 9 821 111.

(Centred NC 821 111) Ascoile (NAT)

OS 6" map, Sutherland, 2nd ed., (1907)

Koylmor: Shown as a group of about five buildings with arable to the south.

W Roy 1747-55.

In this area are the footings up to 0.3m high of at least eight dwellings ranging in size from 6.0m by 3.5m to 22.5m by 3.5m together with associated enclosures.

Visited by OS (R D L) 28 April 1964.

A township, comprising four roofed buildings, two unroofed buildings and an enclosure, is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Sutherland 1879, sheet lxxxviii). One roofed building, eight unroofed buildings and two enclosures are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10,560 map (1969).

Information from RCAHMS (AKK) 24 October 1995.

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