MHG61067 - Byre - Croft 4, North Erradale, Gairloch


Ruined byre, Croft 4, North Erradale, Gairloch

Type and Period (1)

  • BYRE (19th Century - 1801 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A crofting township, comprising fifty-five roofed buildings, four partially roofed buildings and seven unroofed buildings is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Ross-shire 1881, sheet xliv). Seventeen roofed buildings, two partially roofed buildings and twenty-six unroofed buildings are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10560 map (1968).
Information from RCAHMS (AKK) 19 April 1996.

1845 North Erradale estate map <1>

A survey of North Erradale was undertaken in 2013 by Macinnes, A. Harnden, A. Blakey, R. and researched by Macintyre, I. Croft 4 is situated in the SE corner of the township.

Site C. Building. This building uses the township head dyke as its north wall with the rest of the building sittting on a terrace to the south of this wall. There are three doors and no obvious windows or fireplace. <2> <3> <4>

NGR adjusted based on 1999-2001 aerial photographs <5>

1st Edition OS 6" <6>

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Grid reference Centred NG 7467 8058 (14m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG78SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish GAIRLOCH

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