MHG51364 - Crofthouse, North Strathcoul


Derelict C18-C19 extended crofthouse. Part of the North Strathcoul farmsteading.

Type and Period (1)

  • CROFTHOUSE (18th Century to 19th Century - 1750 AD to 1872 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The crofthouse first appears on the First Edition 25" Ordnance Survey map c.1872. The current building footprint has changed very little <1>.

The much extended crofthouse stands in a derelict state with the roof on the verge of collapse. A small enclosure of mixed upright Caithness Flagstone and drystone walling is attached to the NE elevation. The remains of small square enclosure of upright Caithness flagstone can be seen to the north of the building <2>.

It was subject to a basic photographic survey in 2008 in support of a planning application. <3>

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Grid reference Centred ND 11214 55342 (37m by 18m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND15NW
Civil Parish HALKIRK
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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