MHG20131 - Golspie Tower Farm
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Type and Period (1)
- FARMSTEAD (Undated)
- None recorded
See also NC80SW 3
Research was carried out on this farm by Alex and Moira Hermiston, participants on a Community Timelines course, run by ARCH in 2010.
The 16th-century house was turned into a farm in the early 19th century (1810), and served as stables for the Golspie Inn. One building attached to the back of the house was turned into a threshing mill driving by a probably c. 1815. A fire destroyed the roof and upper story of the house, which was was demolished in 1978. The present house was built from the steadings. <1>
Outline of the development of the farmstead. <2>
<1> ARCH and Invidual Participants, 08/2010, Additional information on a number of sites, contributed by participants in ARCH Community Timeline Courses in Evanton and Golspie, CT-G 12 Alex and Moira Hermiston (Collection/Catalogue/Gazetteer). SHG24857.
<2> Grant, M W, 1979, Golspitour: a forgotten house in Sutherland (Text/Manuscript). SHG24874.
- <1> Collection/Catalogue/Gazetteer: ARCH and Invidual Participants. 08/2010. Additional information on a number of sites, contributed by participants in ARCH Community Timeline Courses in Evanton and Golspie. Yes. Digital. CT-G 12 Alex and Moira Hermiston.
- <2> Text/Manuscript: Grant, M W. 1979. Golspitour: a forgotten house in Sutherland. Yes. Digital (scanned as PDF).
|Grid reference||Centred NC 8365 0082 (120m by 141m)|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/96968 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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