MHG18295 - Shinness Steading
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Type and Period (1)
- FARMSTEAD (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
- None recorded
This steading is square in plan with a projecting water-powered threshing barn with silage pit beneath. There is a covered cattle court, cow byres, stables and a turnip house. The steading was designed in order that all elements of the complex could be reached under cover. The buildings were in good repair and still in agricultural use on the date of survey.
Visited by RCAHMS (GJD), July 1994, April/ May 1995; see NMRS MS 744/102.
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: Sutherland Estates. 1866-. Sutherland Estates building specifications. Shiness 1882, 1-32.
- --- Text/Publication/Article: Wade Martins, S. 1997. ''A Century of Farms and Farming on the Sutherland Estate, 1790 - 1890'', Review of Scottish Culture, Vol 10, 1996-7, pp 33-54. 51-2.
|Grid reference||Centred NC 5322 1488 (100m by 100m) (Buffered by site type)|
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- https://canmore.org.uk/site/89711 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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