MHG54066 - Milton Lodge Stables (Wester Swardale)


A farmstead has existed at this location since at least the 1st edition Ordnance Survey. Windpump and kennels added by time of 2nd edition.

Type and Period (3)

  • FARMSTEAD (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
  • KENNELS (20th Century - 1901 AD to 2000 AD)
  • WIND PUMP (20th Century - 1901 AD to 2000 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Marked on 1st edition OS as 2 L-shaped roofed buildings and named Wester Swordale; 2nd edition OS (1;2500) of 1906 (sheet 64.16) with kennels and windpump and named Milton. Marked on latest OS as stables of only one L-shaped building. Recorded in the Ordnance Survey Name Book as ‘Applies to a farm house with steading attached situate about 1 mile east of Swordale House. It is the property of W Matheson Newton.’ <1>-<3>

Walkover reveals farm converted into house, and heavily modernised.<4>

Sources/Archives (4)



Grid reference Centred NH 5610 6561 (86m by 71m)
Map sheet NH56NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY

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