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Eilean Nan Ron

Township (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Eilean Nan Ron

Classification Township (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 73975

Site Number NC66NW 1

NGR NC 638 652

NGR Description Centred NC 638 652

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NC66NW 1 centred 638 652.

Eilean nan Ron (centred NC 638 652): inhabited until the 1930's consisted of six crofts and a school.

The houses are now in a semi-ruinous condition. The island has been occasionally occupied since the original evacuation.

Information from Mr J Mackay, Skerray; visited by OS (JB) 10 October 1978.

The township comprising two unroofed and sixteen roofed buildings is depicted on the 1st edition OS 6-inch map (Sutherland 1878, sheet viii). The township is shown as ten unroofed and four roofed buildings on the current OS 1:10,560 map (1961).

Information from RCAHMS (FO) 15 August 1995.

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