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Badbea

Township (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Badbea

Classification Township (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Lat 307

Canmore ID 7410

Site Number ND01NE 10

NGR ND 073 196

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Latheron
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Caithness
  • Former County Caithness

Archaeology Notes

ND01NE 10 073 196

A series of three post-medieval to modern croft complexes comprising buildings ranging from 6.2 to 18m in length and 4.3 to 5.3m in breadth, and yards 16 by 18m and 12.2 by 10.5m.

C Batey 1982.

A township, comprising one roofed building, one partially roofed building and nine unroofed buildings, three of which are long buildings and two of these are L-shaped, is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Caithness 1877, sheet xliv).

Fourteen unroofed buildings, of which seven have two or more compartments, seven enclosures are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10,560 map (1964).

Information from RCAHMS (AKK), 23 November 1995.

Activities

Project (1980 - 1982)

Field Visit (1982)

A series of three post-medieval to modern croft complexes comprising buildings ranging from 6.2 to 18m in length and 4.3 to 5.3m in breadth, and yards 16 by 18m and 12.2 by 10.5m.

C Batey 1982.

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