MHG54042 - Corryachvrail Farm, by Rogart
A farmstead shown on 1st edition Ordnance Survey mapping. Survives in a roofless condition.
Type and Period (1)
- FARMSTEAD (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
- None recorded
Site marked on 1st edition OS of 1879 (Sheet 103) and named Coir-ach-a-bhraoil, depicted as 3 roofed rectangular buildings one to the S with an enclosure and a well. Marked on 2nd edition OS of 1907 as Corryachvrail with 3 roofed buildings, one of 2 compartments. Two of the buildings have adjoining enclosures, with probable farmhouse to its N side, well marked. On both editions is marked a head-dyke. <1><2>
Farm locally known as Corry, with last occupier being a John Mackay in the 1920s and named as Corry in a survey of the Sutherland Estate dated 1811 being described as a sheep cot. The farm does not appear in rentals of 1808 or 1815 for Rogart. Walkover revealed farm house of 2 compartments, with one blocked up doorway on its W wall with possible byre to the W and with a walled garden on its E side. 2nd building to S obscured by bracken. Head-dyke of turf and stone. The remnants of a square enclosure are visible to the N of the farmstead. <3>
- <1> SHG23446 Image/Map: Ordnance Survey. 1878. Ordnance Survey 1st edition 6 inch map: Sutherland. Digital.
- <2> SHG24159 Image/Map: Ordnance Survey. 1905. Ordnance Survey 2nd edition 25 inch map: Sutherland (surveyed 1903 to 1905).
- <3> SHG24984 Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Farrell, S. 07/2010. Report of Archaeological Desktop & Walkover Survey: Corryachvrail, by Rogart, Sutherland, Highland. Unaffiliated. Digital. Site 1.
|Grid reference||Centred NC 6837 0277 (50m by 72m)|
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