MHG61119 - Buildings - Croft 11, North Erradale, Gairloch


Two ruined buildings, Croft 11, North Erradale, Gairloch

Type and Period (1)

  • BUILDING (19th Century - 1801 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 11, Site 60. On a cleared area set back from beach there is the ruin of a building with no doors or windows except in the gable end. A platform is on the west side. It is known by the name ‘Cuilag’ and known to have been used latterly as winter quarters for a 'tinker' family called Miller. <2> <3>

NGR adjusted based on 1999-2001 aerial photographs <4>

1st Edition OS 6" <5>

Note; there are photos of two ruins on p.22 Site 60 in 'The ruins and features of North Erradale' (T.Blackie 9/11/19)

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Grid reference Centred NG 7394 8100 (38m by 42m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG78SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish GAIRLOCH

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