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Corn Drying Kiln (Period Unassigned), Farmstead (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Acharynie

Classification Corn Drying Kiln (Period Unassigned), Farmstead (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Achnoul

Canmore ID 8248

Site Number ND14NW 21

NGR ND 111 480

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

ND14NW 21 111 480.

'Achnoul': 6 buildings shown

W Roy 1747-55.

Acharynie (OS 6" map, 1963): Footings of three buildings one incorporating a corn drying kiln. The largest is 27.0 by 4m. Associated enclosures adjoin the footings.

Visited by OS 16 March 1982.

A farmstead comprising three unroofed buildings, two of which are long buildings, and two enclosures is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Caithness 1876, sheet xxii) and on the current edition of the OS 1:10,560 map (1963).

Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 27 November 1995


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