Achavandra Muir

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Achavandra Muir
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Achavandra Muir is located in Sutherland
Achavandra Muir
Achavandra Muir
Achavandra Muir shown within the Sutherland area
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57°55′N 4°04′W / 57.91°N 4.07°W / 57.91; -4.07Coordinates: 57°55′N 4°04′W / 57.91°N 4.07°W / 57.91; -4.07

Achavandra Muir (Scottish Gaelic: Achadh Anndra - Andrew's Field) is a hamlet in the Scottish Highlands in northeastern Scotland, about 7 kilometres from the coast. It lies just off the A9 between Dornoch and Loch Fleet.[1][2] The land in the area is dominated by bog and crofting.[3]

Historically, Achavandra Muir was occupied by Father John Sutherland, who died on 23 January 1910.[4] In 1812 there were a reported twenty settlers in Achavandra Muir.[5]

Boggy farm

References[edit]

  1. ^ Google Maps (Map). Google. 
  2. ^ Bing Maps (Map). Microsoft and Harris Corporation Earthstar Geographics LLC. 
  3. ^ Scottish gaelic studies, Volumes 14-15. University of Aberdeen. Celtic Dept, H. Milford, Oxford University Press. 1983. p. 114. 
  4. ^ Papers by command, Volume 19. Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons, HMSO. 1913. p. 17. 
  5. ^ Adam, Robert James. Papers on Sutherland estate management, 1802-1816. Volumes 8-9 of Scottish History Society, printed for the Scottish History Society by T. and A. Constable, 1972.