MHG11737 - Court house nr Evelix Farmhouse

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Type and Period (2)

  • COURT HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
  • GALLOWS (Undated)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NH79SE 17 7704 9002.

An old Regality court-house dating from about 1600 stood near Evelix Farm-house (NH 7693 9001). It was used latterly as a barn but is now demolished. Its 'Gallows Tree' stood nearby.
W Calder 1955.

The whole of E wall of court-house and c2m of the S gable survive to a height of c1m, incorporated in the line of a modern field wall at NH 7704 9002. The building has been 12m long within walls 0.8m thick and the E wall contains a central doorway 1.0m wide. According to the farmer at Evelix the Gallows Tree stood until recently in a niche in a wall at NH 7701 9000.
Visited by OS (A A) 25 March 1971.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NH 7704 9002 (20m by 27m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH79SE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish DORNOCH

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