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Reinakyllich, depopulated settlement

A Scheduled Monument in Highland, Perth and Kinross

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Latitude: 56.777 / 56°46'37"N

Longitude: -3.7234 / 3°43'24"W

OS Eastings: 294782

OS Northings: 766374

OS Grid: NN947663

Mapcode National: GBR KB5T.33Z

Mapcode Global: WH5M4.SX4J

Entry Name: Reinakyllich, depopulated settlement

Scheduled Date: 12 February 2001

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM9521

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Secular: settlement, including deserted, depopulated and townships

Location: Moulin

County: Perth and Kinross

Electoral Ward: Highland

Traditional County: Perthshire


The monument comprises a depopulated settlement of post-medieval date.

The monument is situated in rough moorland at between 360-430m O.D. The monument, as depicted on the 1st edition of the Ordnance Survey 6-inch map, comprises a township of one unroofed, one partially roofed, eight roofed buildings, two enclosures, a lime kiln and a head-dyke.

The area proposed for scheduling comprises the remains described and an area around them within which related material may be expected to be found. It is irregular in shape, with maximum dimensions of 770m E-W by 370m N-S as marked in red on the accompanying map extract.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Statement of Scheduling

The monument is of national importance because of its potential to contribute to an understanding of post-medieval settlement and economy. Its importance is increased by its proximity to other monuments of potentially contemporary date.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland



RCAHMS records the monument as NN 96 NW 20.


Ordnance Survey (1867) First Edition map (Perthshire) sheet Xxii, 6 inches to 1 mile.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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