MHG61077 - Well - Croft 24, North Erradale, Gairloch


Well, Croft 24, North Erradale, Gairloch

Type and Period (1)

  • WELL (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)

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  • 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 24 lies on a north to south slope and has an undulating surface. It is drained by a stream which runs from the NE corner of the croft, bends to the east as it flows south and exits the croft at the midway point of the south boundary. The sites of a number of ruined buildings are first shown on the Estate maps of 1845.

Site F. Well. <2> <3>

Note: Site not visible on aerial photographs so location approximate. (T. Blackie 2/11/19)

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Grid reference Centred NG 7435 8134 (2m by 2m)
Map sheet NG78SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish GAIRLOCH

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