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Head Dyke (Post Medieval), Township (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Syre

Classification Head Dyke (Post Medieval), Township (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 86859

Site Number NC64SE 65

NGR NC 692 442

NGR Description Centred NC 692 442

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NC64SE 65 centred on 692 442

A township comprising nine roofed, one partially roofed and eleven unroofed buildings, eight enclosures and a head-dyke is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Sutherland 1878, sheet xxxvi). Twenty roofed, eight unroofed buildings and ten enclosures are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10,000 map (1992).

Information from RCAHMS (AKK) 30 August 1995.

Architecture Notes

NC64SE 65 centred on 692 442

The location of Syre School (SM 1910/84/1) cannot be determined from available evidence but it is assumed to be or to have been within the township (AC 12 September 2001).


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