MHG1727 - Farmstead, Ha' of Wares


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Type and Period (1)

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

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Full Description

Ha' of Warse (NAT) OS 6" map, Caithness, 1st ed., (1873)

An ordinary sized farm-steading and dwelling-house (ONB 1873), described by Mowat as being the "Haa a' Warse", the ancient hall of the Groats of Warse, and occupied by them about 1726 (Macfarlane 1906-8).
Name Book 1873; J Mowat 1931; W Macfarlane 1906-8.

The farmer could add nothing to above report. Nothing architecturally significant was noted.
Visited by OS (J M) 7 July 1982.

REFERENCE - Scottish Record Office

Warse. Joiner work done by John Sutherland to the House of Warse. Receipted account.

1818 GD 136/875/14

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Grid reference Centred ND 3361 7229 (184m by 166m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND37SW
Civil Parish CANISBAY
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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