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Forse House

Farmstead (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Forse House

Classification Farmstead (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 76108

Site Number ND23NW 37

NGR ND 2055 3505

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

ND23NW 37 2055 3505

A farmstead comprising two unroofed buildings, one of which is a long building, and an enclosure is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Caithness 1877, sheet xxxiii). An unroofed building and an enclosure are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10,000 map (1976).

Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 23 November 1995

Scheduled with ND23NW 11, ND23NW 12, ND23NW 13 and ND23SW 6, ND23SW 9, ND23SW 21, ND23SW 22, ND23SW 24, ND23SW 25 as 'Forse House, settlement, field system, burnt mounds and cairns... an extensive area of remains, including those of deserted farmsteads ... together with associated cultivation remains of various dates, small cairns and burnt mounds.'

Information from Historic Scotland, scheduling document dated 30 January 2003.


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