MHG52506 - Tomnagaun, Cromdale
An 18th or 19th-century farmstead.
Type and Period (2)
- FARMSTEAD (Built, 18th Century to 19th Century - 1750 AD to 1871 AD (at some time))
- HOUSE (Built, 18th Century to 19th Century - 1750 AD to 1871 AD (at some time))
- None recorded
Photographs of the steading building were submitted to the HER as a requirement of planning consent to demolish and replace with a new house. <1>
There is a sketch plan of the farm at Tomnagaun in the National Archives of Scotland dating from May 1767. <2>
A visitor to the HER website reported that his ancestors James McDonald and his wife Catherine (nee Robertson) lived at Tomnagaun between at least 1868 and 1881. James was recorded as a farmer of 35 acres, 70 arable, in both the 1871 and 1881 census returns. Mr McDonald's great grandfather, William McDonald, was born at Tomnagaun in 1871. <3>
- <1> SHG24108 Image/Photograph(s): Gregory, K. 2009. Photographs of Tomnagaun Steading, Cromdale, Grantown-on-Spey. Colour. . Digital.
- <2> SHG24109 Image/Drawing/Sketch Plan: Unattributed. 05/1767. Sketch plans of farms of Tominourd, Balnafettach (Bellnafettack), Tomnagaun (Tomnaeeann), Dalchapple (Dellichaple) and Pollowick. Paper (original). RHP98297.
- <3> SHG22709 Text/Correspondence: Private individual. 2008-11. Feedback from website visitor. Yes. Digital. Steve McDonald, 08/04/2010.
|Grid reference||Centred NJ 08295 28918 (106m by 109m)|
|Civil Parish||CROMDALE, INVERALLAN AND ADVIE|
|Geographical Area||BADENOCH AND STRATHSPEY|
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