MHG52534 - Late 19th-century crofthouse, Ruthers of Howe
A late 19th-century single storey crofthouse.
Type and Period (1)
- CROFTHOUSE (Built, 19th Century to 20th Century - 1872 AD to 1906 AD (at some time))
- None recorded
This house was presumably built some time after 1872, being first depicted on the 2nd edition Ordnance Survey map c.1906. <1><2>
It is constructed of coursed rubble with a slate roof, gable end stacks and a central flue on the rear elevation. Photographs of the building were provided to the HER by Morag Goodfellow, graduate planner at the Caithness area planning office. <3>
- <1> SHG23773 Image/Map: Ordnance Survey. 1871-3. Ordnance Survey 1st edition 25 inch map: Caithness (surveyed 1870-72). Digital.
- <2> SHG23362 Image/Map: Ordnance Survey. 1906. Ordnance Survey 2nd edition 25 inch map: Caithness. Digital.
- <3> SHG24138 Image/Photograph(s): Goodfellow, M. 2009. Photographs of Ruthers of Howe, Lyth. Colour. . Digital.
|Grid reference||Centred ND 30031 63203 (12m by 13m)|
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