MHG22867 - House Behind North of Scotland Bank, Market Street, Tain
A former house, now apparently in use as a garage.
Type and Period (1)
- HOUSE (16th Century to 17th Century - 1501 AD? to 1700 AD?)
- None recorded
A photograph of this building was submitted to the HER by Keith Hart in February 2011. The photograph shows the building to be of considerable age, with raised gables, a steeply pitched slate roof (formerly thatched), catslide dormers and 16 pane sashes. It appears to be the surviving remnant of a larger building, the northern gable end having been rebuilt at some time. <1>
The building is positioned at the rear of one of the plots fronting the medieval High Street. <2>
This building is described by Oram et al as being possibly 16th or 17th-century in date, with the apparent remnant of a gallery with a crowstepped gable. <3>
<1> Hart, K, 2011, Photographs of various HER sites taken by Keith Hart, Photo4x4, Taken 23/02/2011 (Image/Photograph(s)). SHG25213.
<2> Tilbury, S, Comment by Sylvina Tilbury, HER Officer (Verbal Communication). SHG23297.
<3> Oram, R D, Martin, P F, McKean, C A, Neighbour, T and Cathcart, A, 2009, Historic Tain: Archaeology and development, pp 122, 124, Figure 31 (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG24619.
- <1> Image/Photograph(s): Hart, K. 2011. Photographs of various HER sites taken by Keith Hart, Photo4x4. Colour. Yes. Digital. Taken 23/02/2011.
- <2> Verbal Communication: Tilbury, S. Comment by Sylvina Tilbury, HER Officer.
- <3> Text/Publication/Volume: Oram, R D, Martin, P F, McKean, C A, Neighbour, T and Cathcart, A. 2009. Historic Tain: Archaeology and development. Paperback. pp 122, 124, Figure 31.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 7800 8206 (9m by 11m)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/109449 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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