MHG37 - Glencoe and North Lorn Museum
Thatched house, converted for use as a museum
Type and Period (1)
- HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
Cottage linked to byre, Thatch Roof, Cruck construction; two conjoined cottages forming museum. <1> <2>
Glencoe and North Lorn Folk Museum, from c.1700; a whitewashed pair of cottages, last lived in 1950s, restored from dereliction, re-thatched with heather and converted to a museum, 1971. The older on the west has some couples recreated; the east cottage dates from c.1750. Contemporary drystone byres to rear and west. <3>
Photographs were contributed by Martin Briscoe via the Highland HER Flickr group. <4>
A basic photographic record of the former house was taken by the Glencoe and North Lorn Folk Museum to accompany a planning application to replace the heather thatch of the building for straw. <5>
- <1> Text/Report: RCAHMS. 1975. The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. Argyll: an inventory of the ancient monuments: volume 2: Lorn. . 270-1, no. 342.
- <2> Text/Publication/Article: Stell, G. 1981. Crucks in Scotland: a provisional list. SHG23456. 82-6. 85.
- <3> Text/Publication/Volume: Miers, M.. 2008. The Western Seaboard: An Illustrated Architectural Guide. Paperback.
- <4> Image/Photograph(s): Briscoe, J M. 2008-11. Information and photographs of various sites submitted by Martin Briscoe. Colour. Yes. Digital.
- <5> Image/Photograph(s): Glencoe and North Lorn Folk Museum. 2012. Photographic record: Glencoe and North Lorn Folk Museum. Colour. Digital.
|Grid reference||Centred NN 10160 58874 (20m by 14m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Civil Parish||LISMORE AND APPIN|
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External Links (2)
- http://portal.historicenvironment.scot/designation/LB6872 (Online designation description (Historic Environment Scotland))
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/74221 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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