MHG54088 - Ballichrach Farm, Netherton

Summary

A farmstead is shown on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey map.

Type and Period (1)

  • FARMSTEAD (19th Century - 1801 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Noted in Ordnance survey Name Book as 'This name applies to a farmhouse and outbuilding situatd about a quarter mile east of Culbokie. They are all one storey height, built of stone and thatched and are the property of Captain J 0 Mackenzie of Mountgerald by Tain'.

Marked on 1st edition OS of 1880 (sheet 77) as 2 buildings with well. Marked on 2nd edition of 1907 as 3 buildings with well. Group of 3 buildings to N of house marked on OS map of 1992, not marked on latest OS map. Visible on aerial photograph of 1946 (3055) as 2 L-shaped ranges with 3 other buildings and on aerial photograph of 1967 (49).

Walkover reveals one building to NE of house of farm of rubble sandstone with a corrugated-iron roof currently used as garage. Area to SW of long grass. <1>-<4>


<1> Name Book (County), Object Name Books of the Ordnance Survey, p.15 (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG3363.


<2> Ordnance Survey, 1871-76, Ordnance Survey 1st edition 25 inch map: Ross-shire (Image/Map). SHG23422.


<3> Ordnance Survey, 1904, Ordnance Survey 2nd edition 25 inch map: Ross-shire (Image/Map). SHG23423.


<4> Farrell, S, 2003, Report of Archaeological Desktop & Walkover Survey, Duncanston Water Mains Renewal Project, Site 11 (Text/Report). SHG22015.

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NH 6018 5970 (63m by 66m)
Map sheet NH65NW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY

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