MHG5970 - Farmstead - Upper Halistra
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Type and Period (1)
- FARMSTEAD (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
- None recorded
NG25NW 1.11 2485 6051.
This farmstead, which occupies the lip of a natural terrace, comprises two conjoined buildings, forming a skewed T-shape, and two enclosures, the more southerly of which is butted both against the other enclosure and one of the buildings. The two buildings are interconnected by an entrance in the middle of the SE side of the main building, leading into the NW end of the smaller building. There are two pens in the SW end and NE corner of the main building, which measures 12.9m from NE to SW by 4.1m transversely within rubble-faced walls 1.4m in thickness and 1m in height. The smaller building is only 4.6m in length by 3m in breadth.
Visited by RCAHMS (PJD) 1 October 1990.
The larger building is depicted, unroofed on the 1st and 2nd Edition OS maps. The two buildings and one of the enclosures are depicted on current (2019) OS Master Mapping. <1> <2> <3>
The two ruined buildings and two enclosures are visible on aerial photography. <4> <5>
- <1> SHG23417 Image/Map: Ordnance Survey. 1877. Ordnance Survey 1st edition 25 inch map: Skye. Digital.
- <2> SHG23418 Image/Map: Ordnance Survey. 1903-4. Ordnance Survey 2nd edition 25 inch map: Skye. Digital.
- <3> SHG23361 Image/Map: Ordnance Survey. Ordnance Survey Mastermap. Digital.
- <4> SHG27491 Image/Photograph(s)/Aerial Photograph/Vertical: Get Mapping. 1999-2001. Get Mapping colour vertical aerial photography 1999-2001 (The Millennium Map).
- <5> SHG27382 Image/Photograph(s)/Aerial Photograph/Vertical: Get Mapping. 2009. Getmapping aerial photography 2009. XY
|Grid reference||Centred NG 2484 6052 (35m by 26m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Geographical Area||SKYE AND LOCHALSH|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/70680 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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