MHG55524 - Old Smiddy - Boat of Garten
A railway sleeper built building.
Type and Period (2)
- SMITHY (Built, 19th Century - 1896 AD to 1896 AD)
- BLACKSMITHS WORKSHOP (Built, 19th Century - 1896 AD to 1896 AD)
- None recorded
Sleeper building with corrugated tin roof, built in 1896 by Alan Cameron, blacksmith, who moved to the village. It is currently used for storage. Alan Cameron lived in another sleeper building, Muirton Cottage, across the road.
It is one of a number of 'sleeper' buildings built from railway sleepers, or on railway sleeper foundations, in Boat of Garten and Badenoch and Strathspey. See Jackie Wilson's report for the ARCH Community Timeline course, 2011. <1>
GIS spatial date created 2018 based on OS Master Map. <2>
|Grid reference||Centred NH 94246 19248 (11m by 11m) (GPS derived)|
|Civil Parish||DUTHIL AND ROTHIEMURCHUS|
|Geographical Area||BADENOCH AND STRATHSPEY|
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Investigations/Events (0)
External Links (1)
- http://canmore.rcahms.gov.uk/en/site/331596/ (Link to online HES Canmore record)
Comments and Feedback
Do you have any more information about this record? Please feel free to comment with information and photographs, or ask any questions, using the "Disqus" tool below. Comments are moderated, and we aim to respond/publish as soon as possible.