MHG61000 - The Old Post Office, Croft 20 - Laide


The Old Post Office and water tank, Croft 20 at Laide

Type and Period (2)

  • POST OFFICE (Built, 19th Century - 1801 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • WATER TANK (Built, 20th Century - 1901 AD to 2000 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A survey of the Laide settlement area was undertaken by Macinnes, A. and Macintyre, J. in 2011.

Croft 20 is a roughly triangular area of land at the centre of the village of Laide. The ground slopes down from an elevation of 48 metres at the head dyke to 20 metres at the junction of the A832 with the unclassified road that runs from Laide Post Office to Mellon Udrigle.

Site 4. The Old Post Office and mid 20th century water tank. A building is shown in this position on the 1st OS map of 1881. <1>

NGR adjusted based on 1999-2001 aerial photographs <2>

1st Edition OS 6" <3>

Sources/Archives (3)



Grid reference Centred NG 8999 9167 (13m by 15m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG89SE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish GAIRLOCH

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