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Urachoile

Corn Drying Kiln (Period Unassigned), Head Dyke (Post Medieval), Township (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Urachoile

Classification Corn Drying Kiln (Period Unassigned), Head Dyke (Post Medieval), Township (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Uarachoile

Canmore ID 74509

Site Number NC81SW 42

NGR NC 819 103

NGR Description centred on NC 819 103

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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

Archaeology Notes

NC81SW 42 centred on 819 103

Uarachoile (Urachoile on OS 6-inch map 1969): the ruins of a few dwellings situated c.1/2 mile NW of Kilbraur. The walls stand about 3ft high (Name Book, compiled 1872).

Name Book, Sutherland

Footings of about six buildings 18.0m by 4.0m to 34.0m by 4.0m up to 0.5m high, enclosures and kiln.

Visited by OS (RDL) 28 April 1964

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Note (1 November 1995)

A township comprising three unroofed buildings, four enclosures and a length of wall which may be a head-dyke is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Sutherland 1879, sheet xcvii). Six unroofed buildings and an enclosure are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10,560 map (1969).

Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 1 November 1995

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