MHG24219 - Farmstead, Strathanmore


Farmstead at Strathanmore

Type and Period (2)

  • FARMSTEAD (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • BUILDING PLATFORM (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NH25SE 16 2954 5460

A farmstead comprising two roofed buildings, one unroofed structure and two enclosures is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Ross-shire 1881, sheet lxxxvi). One roofed building and two enclosures are shown on the current edition of the 1:10000 map (1971).
Information from RCAHMS (AKK) 4 March 1996.

1044 Platform/Possible Building - NH 29540 54560 (Nmrs No NH25SE 0016) A platform and possible working area is just inside a gate on the N side of the burn to the NE of the main settlement at Strathanmore and was recorded by NOSAS in 2007 as part of the Scotland's Rural Past Project. It is the site of the two roofed buildings and 2 enclosures marked on the 1st edition OS map of 1881. The platform is on a NE-SW alignment and the platform/enclosure to the SW measures 20m (NW-SE) x 12m. It is raised with a double faced dry stone wall on its SW side. The working area/site of buildings is to the NE and measures c20m x 20. <1>

1st Edition OS 6" <2>

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Grid reference Centred NH 2954 5457 (86m by 91m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH25SE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish CONTIN

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