MHG33770 - Balloan Township


A township which was probably established with the laying out of crofts/smallholdings in the 18th century.

Type and Period (2)

  • (Former Type) SETTLEMENT (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOWNSHIP (18th Century to 21st Century - 1701 AD to 2100 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

14 buildings scattered along both sides of the road on 1st ed. Most still there. <1>

Historic Landuse Assessment data shows this area as 18th-20th smallholdings. <2>

A longhouse at 6 Balloan was photographed prior to renovations in accordance with a condition on planning consent. <3>

Sources/Archives (3)



Grid reference Centred NC 59743 05844 (392m by 816m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC50NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish LAIRG

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