MHG61279 - Turf building - South Erradale, Gairloch
Remains of turf building at South Erradale, Gairloch.
Type and Period (1)
- HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
- None recorded
A field-system and a crofting township comprising thirty-seven roofed, four partially roofed, five unroofed buildings, and ten enclosures is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Ross-shire 1881, sheet lvi). The field-system lies at the SE end of the township. Seventeen roofed, one partially roofed, four unroofed buildings, and the field-system are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10560 map (1969).
Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 25 April 1996
See MHG21432 for main township record.
A survey of South Erradale was undertaken by Macinnes, A. in 2013.
Site 62. One of a group of four turf buildings outside the head dyke. Part of the original settlement pre Gairloch estate map of 1845. <1>
NGR adjusted based on 2018 aerial photographs. <2>
|Grid reference||Centred NG 7499 7128 (8m by 4m)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Investigations/Events (1)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/104956 (Link to HES Canmore record)
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