MHG16095 - Dalchork Steading

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Type and Period (1)

  • FARMSTEAD (Post Medieval to 21st Century - 1560 AD to 2100 AD)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Renumbered from NC51SE0068A
JHooper, 22/10/2002
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NN51SE 67.01 5727 1062

This steading is comprised of two separate sets of buildings. One set of buildings consists of an 'L'-planned range witrh a water powered threshing barn, a cattle shelter, a byre, a cartshed/ clipping shed with a granary above, a detached stable and gig house which is now linked by a covered cattle court to the straw barn end of the threshing barn range. There is also a large sheep handling system including a clipping shed, pens, a dipper, a loading ramp, a dip boiler and so on. The second set of buildings are a dairy complex dating from the 1930s, including a single-storey range of dairy/ bottling plant, byres, cattle sheds, bull pens, a silage tower and a covered yard.
RCAHMS (Scottish Farm Buildings Survey), 1998.
See NMRS MS 744/100.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NC 5727 1062 (100m by 100m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC51SE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish LAIRG

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