MHG54084 - Farmstead, Easter Dunvornie

Summary

Farmstead shown on 1st edition Ordnance Survey mapping.

Type and Period (2)

  • FARMSTEAD (19th Century - 1801 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HORSE ENGINE (18th Century to 19th Century - 1701 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

U-shaped building with horse mill to SW comer and building to the N marked on 1st edition Ordnance Survey of 1880. Not marked on 2nd edition Ordnance Survey of 1907 except small building to the W. Not marked on OS map of 1992 or latest OS map.

Noted in Ordnance Survey Name Book: 'This name applies to a small one storey thatched farm house with extension outstanding thatched office, house they are in middling repair and are the property of Arthur Forbes Esqr of Culloden House'.

U-shaped buildings visible on aerial photograph of 1946 (3059) with range to NE of 3 compartments. Trace of 2 rectangular buildings on NE range (of 2 compartments) and to SW with wall on NW visible on aerial photograph of 1967 (9). Walkover reveals no trace of any buildings in area of dense undergrowth. <1>-<3>


<1> Ordnance Survey, 1871-76, Ordnance Survey 1st edition 25 inch map: Ross-shire (Image/Map). SHG23422.


<2> Name Book (County), Object Name Books of the Ordnance Survey, p.87 (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG3363.


<3> Farrell, S, 2003, Report of Archaeological Desktop & Walkover Survey, Duncanston Water Mains Renewal Project, Site 5 (Text/Report). SHG22015.

Sources/Archives (3)

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NH 5933 5732 (111m by 96m)
Map sheet NH55NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish URQUHART AND LOGIE WESTER

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