MHG7000 - Site of Polneach, Cawdor
A farmhouse set within a formal garden which was built some time before 1842 and destroyed by the construction of Brackla airfield.
Type and Period (3)
- FARMSTEAD (Extant, 19th Century to Second World War - 1801 AD? to 1941 AD (between))
- HOUSE (Extant, 19th Century to Second World War - 1801 AD? to 1941 AD (between))
- GARDEN (Extant, 19th Century to Second World War - 1801 AD? to 1941 AD (between))
- None recorded
NH85SE 40 8530 5189
Site of former farm.
OS 6" map, Nairnshire, 1st ed. (1871), sheet iv; RCAHMS 1978, Visited May 1978. <1>
No trace of the building now survives. <2>
The Inverness Journal dated Friday, 15 April 1842 carries an advertisement for the House of Polneach with garden and lawn to be let. <3>
The 6 inch 5th edition Ordnance Survey map dated 1959 shows no trace of the house and garden, which has been destroyed to make way for the Second World War airfield. <4>
- <1> SHG2672 Text/Report: RCAHMS. 1978. The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. The archaeological sites and monuments of Nairn District, Highland Region. . 22, No. 184.
- <2> SHG22326 Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Fasham, P. 03/2005. Nairn to Clunas Replacement Water Main: Archaeological Desk-Based Assessment and walk over survey Vol 2 (Revised Route). Jacobs Babtie Ltd. 10/03/2005. Digital. Site 15.
- <3> SHG24232 Interactive Resource/Online Database: Am Baile. 2003-2009. Am Baile Newspaper Indexes.
- <4> SHG23794 Image/Map: Ordnance Survey. 1959-1963. Ordnance Survey 6 inch map: Epoch 5a.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 8526 5187 (185m by 191m) (Buffered by site type)|
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Investigations/Events (1)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/15196 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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