MHG49871 - Blairgorm

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Type and Period (1)

  • FARMSTEAD (Undated)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (21/02/2007 09:22:08)
NJ02SW 63 NJ 03172 20561

Nothing is visible of this farmstead, which stood in what is now a cultivated field immediately SE of Blairgorm steading. As depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Inverness-shire 1874, sheet XLVIA), the farmstead comprised a roofed range, orientated N and S, which stood about 15m W of a garden.
Blairgorm is noted in the Ordnance Survey Name Book (Inverness-shire No. 1, p.45) as a name `applied to a number of small farmhouses each of them is one storey high, all thatched and some of them in very bad repair. The property of Earl of Seafield - Castle Grant'.
The farmstead had been abandoned by the end of the 19th century; only the unroofed N end of the range is shown on the 2nd edition of the map (1902, sheet XLVIA), and the garden had been removed.
Visited by RCAHMS (JRS, LM) 6 September 2006.






<1> RCAHMS, 02/2008, Annual update from Canmore, 282946 (Dataset). SHG24123.

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Grid reference Centred NJ 03172 20561 (20m by 20m)
Map sheet NJ02SW
Civil Parish ABERNETHY AND KINCARDINE
Geographical Area BADENOCH AND STRATHSPEY

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