MHG55098 - Croft 59, Lonemore

Summary

A 5.5 acre croft established c.1845 as part of Lonemore crofting township.

Type and Period (1)

  • CROFT (Established, 19th Century - 1845 AD? to 1845 AD? (circa))

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

This croft is given 5.5 acres on the estate map.It is the wettest and most boggy croft on Lonemore.Two large drainage ditches and the stream Caochan an Fhasaich run from N to S through the croft.
There are the footings of several dykes on the croft (see plan), and a causeway made of stones and boulders crosses the bog from the main ruin to the stream. This has now partially sunk into the bog,but on its W end was made into a small enclosure by building up the height of the walls (see picture)The causeway is shown on both the first and second OS maps. <1>

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NG 7831 7785 (161m by 125m)
Map sheet NG77NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish GAIRLOCH

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