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)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

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>

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Grid reference Centred ND 30031 63203 (12m by 13m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND36SW
Civil Parish WICK
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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