Accessibility

Font Size

100% 150% 200%

Background Colour

Default Contrast
Close Reset

In recognition of the essential restrictions and measures imposed by the Scottish and UK Governments, we have closed all sites, depots and offices, including the HES Archives and Library, with immediate effect. Read our latest statement on Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Braemore, Achinavish Croft

Aisled Building (Iron Age)(Possible)

Site Name Braemore, Achinavish Croft

Classification Aisled Building (Iron Age)(Possible)

Alternative Name(s) Berriedale Water; Braemore Lodge; Galleried Dwelling, Braemore

Canmore ID 7504

Site Number ND02NE 3

NGR ND 0862 2972

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/site/7504

Ordnance Survey licence number 100057073. All rights reserved.
Canmore Disclaimer. © Copyright and database right 2020.

Toggle Aerial | View on large map

Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

ND02NE 3 0862 2972

Galleried Dwelling, Braemore: At Achinavish Croft, about a mile down the Berriedale Water from Braemore Lodge, and some 80 yds back from the N bank of the river, are the remains of what has probably been a galleried structure. A number of upright stones remain, which appear to have formed the supporting pillars of a gallery in a circular construction, 44 by 37ft in overall diameter.

RCAHMS 1911, visited 1910.

No trace of this feature was found during field investigation.

Visited by OS (W D J), 20 June 1968.

As above. It is possibly the mound shown at ND 0862 2972 on OS 6" map, Caithness, 1st ed., (1871), now visible as a slight swelling in a cultivated field.

Visited by OS (N K B), 21 March 1968.

No change.

Visited by OS (N K B), 23 November 1982.

References

MyCanmore Image Contributions


Contribute an Image

MyCanmore Text Contributions