MHG60793 - Byre/stable - Sand, Gairloch


Byre/stable (previously a blacksmiths) at Sand, Gairloch

Type and Period (3)

  • STABLE (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • BYRE (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • BLACKSMITHS WORKSHOP (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A crofting township comprising fifty-nine roofed, one partially roofed, nineteen unroofed buildings and some enclosures is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Ross-shire 1881, sheet xix). Twenty-four roofed, two partially roofed, thirty-three unroofed buildings and some enclosures are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10560 map (1969).
Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 22 April 1996

See MHG21644 for main township record

A walk over survey of the Sand area was undertaken by Macinnes. A, in 2012.

Site 44. Byre/stable with byre drain known previously to be a blacksmiths with bellows inside. <1>

NGR adjusted based on 2009 aerial photographs. <2>

1st Edition OS 6" <3>

Sources/Archives (3)



Grid reference Centred NG 9114 9151 (14m by 15m)
Map sheet NG99SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish GAIRLOCH

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