MHG21446 - Strath settlement


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Type and Period (1)

  • CROFTING TOWNSHIP (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

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  • None recorded

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Photo from An Dun 5/5/2004

NG77NE 13 centred on 790 775
A crofting township, comprising 130 roofed buildings, twelve partially roofed buildings, thirty-nine unroofed structures, of which twenty-three are buildings, and some lengths of field-wall is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Ross-shire 1881, sheet xliv). One hundred and forty-four roofed buildings, two partially roofed buildings and thirty-two unroofed buildings are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10000 map (1991).
Information from RCAHMS (AKK) 19 April 1996.

This township was the subject of a Scotland's Rural Past project in 2009-10. The project results are presently available on Canmore under the township record (see link to Canmore record). Work is underway to create HER records for the township elements. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NG 7899 7749 (140m by 140m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG77NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish GAIRLOCH

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