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An Lochanach, Tanera More

Township (Period Unassigned)(Possible)

Site Name An Lochanach, Tanera More

Classification Township (Period Unassigned)(Possible)

Canmore ID 89484

Site Number NB90NE 6

NGR NB 997 068

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Lochbroom
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Ross And Cromarty
  • Former County Ross And Cromarty

Archaeology Notes

NB90NE 6 997 068

What may be a small township comprising four roofed and three unroofed buildings is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Cromartyshire 1881, sheet iiiA). One roofed and three unroofed buildings and two enclosures are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10,560 map (1969).

Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 25 September 1995

Three structures, an enclosure , turf dykes and several areas of cultivation were recorded over the E end of Tanera More around the possible township of An Lochanach, during a pre-afforestation survey by Headland Archaeology (NMRS MS 899/80, nos.10-15).

L Baker and C Moloney (Headland Archaeology) 24 April 1998; NMRS MS 899/80, nos.10-15

Site recorded during a short-notice pre-afforestation survey was undertaken of Tanera More, one of the Summer Isles off the coast of the mainland opposite Achiltibuie.

NB 9978 0678 Structure and enclosure.

NB 9988 0677 Clearance cairns.

NB 9993 0707 Structure.

NC 0006 0707 Structure.

NB 9984 0685 Turf bank.

NB 9985 0700 Dyke.

Sponsor: Historic Scotland

L Baker 1998

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