MHG42288 - Lazy Beds, Skerricha


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  • LAZY BEDS (Undated)

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NC25SW 12 231 507.

NC 231 507. Sherrichaiv: a group of buildings.
W Roy 1747-55.

Now Skerricha, an in use croft; also two building footings, 13m by 4.5m and 18m by 4.5m. The smaller is in part overlaid by modern enclosures. There are also remnants of old field walls. Lazy-bed cultivation is evident to the N.
Visited by OS (JM) 8 June 1980.

A farmstead comprising two enclosures (one sub-divided) is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Sutherland 1878, sheet xxxi). The farmstead is shown as two unroofed and two roofed structures on the current edition OS 1:10,560 map (1962).
Information from RCAHMS (FO) 15 August 1995.

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Grid reference Centred NC 2309 5070 (100m by 100m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC25SW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND

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