MHG23053 - Farmstead - Alltbeithe


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Type and Period (2)

  • FARMSTEAD (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
  • (Alternate Type) SETTLEMENT (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NH02SE 4 0795 2025

A farmstead comprising seven roofed buildings and one unroofed building is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Inverness-shire 1875, sheet l). One partially roofed building and three roofed buildings, one of which is labelled as a youth hostel, are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10000 map (1971).
Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 21 May 1996
No trace of the former settlement, depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Inverness-shire 1875, sheet l), survives around the modern youth hostel. This building is currently being re-furbished and was formerly a bothy for stalkers. <1>

The settlement of Alltbeithe is noted in the 1841 census and is marked on the 1st edition OS map. It consisted of 5 roofed and 2 unroofed buildings the majority of which are sited W of the burn and are within an enclosure that crosses the burn. Two of the buildings recorded in 1874 appear to be extant or remodelled. The others have either been destroyed or lie in ruins. <2>

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Grid reference Centred NH 0790 2020 (100m by 100m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH02SE
Civil Parish KILMORACK
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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