MHG11763 - Skelbo Farmsteading


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  • FARMSTEAD (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

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NH79NE0064 Byre
NH79NE0051 Granary
NH79NE0059 Straw Barn
NH79NE0065 Stable
NH79SE0050 Threshing Barn
NH79SE0051 Cart Sheds
NH79SE0052 Cattle Court

JHooper, 24/08/2001

NH79NE 39 7902 9502.
See NH79SE 24 for details of threshing machine and grain conveyor.

NH79NE 39.00 7902 9502
Skelbo Steading
The Industrial Archaeology of Sutherland (A Scottish Highland Economy 1700-1900, pp. 189, 189a) - Sinclair B Calder, 1974

J Aitken : 19/2/2004

This is a large 'E'-shaped range with a projecting water-powered threshing barn to the W. There is a covered cattle court in each of the yards. The cattle courts are surrounded by a paved way and an impressive seven-gable E facing facade.
Visited by RCAHMS (GJD), July 1994; see NMRS MS 744/119.

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Grid reference Centred NH 7896 9501 (184m by 140m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH79NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish DORNOCH

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