MHG50721 - Farmstead, Mains of Achnagairn

Summary

A farmstead depicted on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey map c.1871.

Type and Period (1)

  • FARMSTEAD (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The farmstead is depicted on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey map as a square range of buildings arranged around a central courtyard containing a further building. The outer wall of the southern range is incorporated into the adjacent walled garden. <1>

The site was briefly visited by a member of HCAU staff in September 2009. The buildings, although mostly still roofed, are in a very poor state of repair. <2>


<1> Ordnance Survey, 1871-4, Ordnance Survey 1st edition 25 inch map: Inverness (Image/Map). SHG23389.


<2> Tilbury, S, 2009-11, Photographs by Sylvina Tilbury, HER Officer, 14/09/2009 (Image/Photograph(s)). SHG24247.

Sources/Archives (2)

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NH 55334 45221 (62m by 65m)
Map sheet NH54NE
Civil Parish KIRKHILL
Geographical Area INVERNESS

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Investigations/Events (0)

External Links (1)

Comments and Feedback

Do you have any more information about this record? Please feel free to comment with information and photographs, or ask any questions, using the "Disqus" tool below. Comments are moderated, and we aim to respond/publish as soon as possible.