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Druim Suardalain

Enclosure (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Druim Suardalain

Classification Enclosure (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Achadh A' Braghad

Canmore ID 89560

Site Number NC12SW 7

NGR NC 12519 21774

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NC12SW 7 125 217

Achadh a' Bhraghad: Shealing. "Field of the Braes".

Name Book 1878

An enclosure or field is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Sutherland 1878, sheet lxx), and on the current edition of the OS 1:10,000 map (1992).

Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 14 September 1995


Field Visit (2009)

This enclosure covers an area of c. 90 metres square, containing grassy pasture succumbing to bracken. The enclosure is constructed in dry stone, using varied rubble and forming a sub-square shape in plan. Much of the enclosure stands to original wallhead although short sections have collapsed entirely. A complex sheep bucht is situated on the east shore of Loch Druim Suardalain. The area has been improved, and there is good grazing around the shores of the loch.

(HLP_no 70)

Assynt's Hidden Lives Project 2009


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