MHG29771 - Ruined house, west of Janetstown


The remains of a house and attached enclosure depicted on the 1st edition map c.1872.

Type and Period (1)

  • HOUSE (Built, 18th Century to 19th Century - 1750 AD? to 1872 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Ruined building inland from the promontory fort, Walls & gables upstanding, but no roof. <1>

See photos, ruined building. Large slabs lying at S end, plus stones laid over small (currently dry) streamlet to S. <2>

A roofed building with an attached enclosure is depicted on the 25 inch 1st edition Ordnance Survey map c.1872. <3>

This site was visited during a walkover survey in 2011. It measures approximately 13.4m by 7.8m with two rooms and dates from the late 18th to early 20th century. <4>

Sources/Archives (4)



Grid reference Centred ND 18940 32152 (19m by 19m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND13SE
Civil Parish LATHERON
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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