MHG52551 - Ruined cottar house (T), Clashmore


The ruins of a cottar house, later incorporated into a sheep fank.

Type and Period (2)

  • HOUSE (Built, 19th Century to 20th Century - 1878 AD to 1906 AD)
  • FANK (Constructed, 20th Century - 1950 AD? to 2000 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The site of a ruined cottar house was recorded by Historic Assynt as part of a wider survey of Clashmore township. The remains of a cruck beam are visible within the surviving wall structure. A second house or outbuilding lies to the south. The main house has been incorporated within a rectangular sheep fank. <1>

The buildings are first depicted on the 2nd edition Ordnance Survey map c.1906. <2> They are shown to be ruined on the 6 inch Ordnance Survey map c.1971. <3>

Sources/Archives (3)



Grid reference Centred NC 02887 31761 (32m by 31m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC03SW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish ASSYNT

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