MHG20131 - Golspie Tower Farm

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Type and Period (1)

  • FARMSTEAD (Undated)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

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.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NC 8365 0082 (120m by 141m)
Map sheet NC80SW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish GOLSPIE

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