MHG50934 - Farmstead, Knockandhu

Summary

The site of a farmstead depicted on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey map c.1869.

Type and Period (1)

  • FARMSTEAD (Built, 19th Century - 1801 AD to 1869 AD (at some time))

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (10/07/2007 13:03:56)
NH85SW 87 8451 5180

NH 8451 5180 Site identified as part of a desk based assessment and walk over survey.
Jacobs Babtie, 2005. <1>

Study of 1st edition OS 6" to the mile maps revealed a roofed building at this location on the Nairnshire 1st edition Nairnshire Sheet IV (1871). <2>

The site polygon has been created from the 25 inch 1st edition Ordnance Survey map c.1869. <3>

A visitor to the HER website reported that his ancestor Margaret Macdonald (nee Mackenzie) was born at Knockandhu in September 1808, to Donald and Ann Mackenzie (nee Clark). She was christened at Petty on 13 September 1808. <4>


<1> RCAHMS, 02/2008, Annual update from Canmore, 289580 (Dataset). SHG24123.


<2> Fasham, P, 03/2005, Nairn to Clunas Replacement Water Main: Archaeological Desk-Based Assessment and walk over survey Vol 2 (Revised Route), Site 9 (Text/Report/Fieldwork Report). SHG22326.


<3> Ordnance Survey, 1869-1884, Ordnance Survey 1st edition 25 inch map: Nairn-shire (Image/Map). SHG24207.


<4> Private individual, 2008-11, Feedback from website visitor, Ian F Macdonald, 19/06/10 (Text/Correspondence). SHG22709.

Sources/Archives (4)

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NH 84522 51807 (55m by 37m) (Centred)
Map sheet NH85SW
Civil Parish CROY AND DALCROSS
Geographical Area NAIRN

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