MHG59009 - Poor House - Cam Dhail/ Camaghael


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Type and Period (1)

  • POOR HOUSE (19th Century - 1801 AD to 1900 AD)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

A single building and what may be garden enclosures to the NW and to the SE is depicted on the 1st edition of the 6 inch map (Argyllshire 1875) annotated Poorhouse. The OS Name Book describes the Poor House as 'A dwelling house, one storey, thatched and in good repair, where a few old people are accommondated at the expense of the parish'. By the 2nd edition of the OS 6-inch map the house had been abandoned and was roofless.
The site of the poor house is occupied by modern housing.
Name Book 1875; Information from RCAHMS (AKK) 12 December 2012.

GIS spatial data created 2018 based on 1st Edition OS 25" Map. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NN 1218 7698 (14m by 15m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NN17NW
Civil Parish KILMALLIE
Geographical Area LOCHABER

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