MHG55535 - Broom Cottage no. 1 and no. 2, Carrbridge
A 20th-century sleeper built cottage, later extended.
Type and Period (1)
- HOUSE (Built, 20th Century - 1920 AD to 1920 AD (circa))
- None recorded
Two houses, still occupied (2011), built with railway sleepers. They must date after the introduction of the railway in the area (1863). A number of buildings constructed of sleepers or on sleeper foundations survive in Badenoch and Strathspey. <1>
Planning consent was granted in 2011 for a new dwelling to replace 1 Broom Cottages, which will be retained as a storage shed (11/01820/FUL). Information submitted by the applicant states that the house was built approximately 90 years ago by family and friends for a Mrs MacInnes who was widowed at a young age. The cottage was extended a few years later for her sister to form two semi-detached cottages. <2>
- <1> SHG25666 Collection/Project Archive: Archaeology for Communities in the Highlands (ARCH). 2012. Digital site gazetteer and archive for ARCH Community Timeline Project: Boat of Garten. Yes. Digital. Site 88.
- <2> SHG25667 Image/Photograph(s): Edwards, D. 10/2011. Photographic record of 1 Broom Cottages, Carrbridge. Colour. Digital.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 89719 22569 (15m by 15m) (GPS derived)|
|Civil Parish||DUTHIL AND ROTHIEMURCHUS|
|Geographical Area||BADENOCH AND STRATHSPEY|
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Investigations/Events (1)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/97740/achairn-burn (Link to online HES Canmore record)
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