MHG20686 - Farmstead, Cottertown


A farmstead depicted on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey map.

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NH65SW 42 6215 5215

A farmstead comprising one partially roofed building arranged around three sides of a courtyard and with an attached horse-gang and one roofed building is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Ross-shire 1874-6-80, sheet c). One roofed building and two enclosures are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10000 map (1993).
Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 16 April 1996. <1>

Two Class I Pictish symbol stones have been discovered built into the walls of the farmhouse and a byre. See related records MHG54302 and MHG55050. <2>

<1> RCAHMS, Canmore, online database of the Royal Commission for the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS) (Interactive Resource/Online Database). SHG23282.

<2> Tilbury, S, Comment by Sylvina Tilbury, HER Officer, 15/07/2011 (Verbal Communication). SHG23297.

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Grid reference Centred NH 6215 5216 (84m by 96m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH65SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish KNOCKBAIN

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