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TITLE
Scourie Village, Edrachilles
EXTERNAL ID
HC_ARCH2_1981-82_82062008
PLACENAME
Scourie
DISTRICT
Eddrachillis and Durness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
SUTHERLAND: Eddrachillis
PERIOD
1980s
SOURCE
The Highland Council Archaeology Unit
ASSET ID
13233
KEYWORDS
villages
houses
hills
crofts
Scourie Village, Edrachilles

Scourie is a village on the north-west coast of Scotland, about halfway between Ullapool and Durness. It is in the traditional county of Sutherland and the population of the village is just over two hundred.

It is known as the birthplace of Hugh Mackay, a British general in the 17th century. The name originates from the Gaelic for Shed Sheiling - a stone-built place of shelter used during the summer months

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Scourie Village, Edrachilles

SUTHERLAND: Eddrachillis

1980s

villages; houses; hills; crofts

The Highland Council Archaeology Unit

Scourie is a village on the north-west coast of Scotland, about halfway between Ullapool and Durness. It is in the traditional county of Sutherland and the population of the village is just over two hundred. <br /> <br /> It is known as the birthplace of Hugh Mackay, a British general in the 17th century. The name originates from the Gaelic for Shed Sheiling - a stone-built place of shelter used during the summer months