MHG9943 - Crackaig

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  • HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

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Parent for: NC91SE0033.
JHooper, 14/09/2001


NC91SE 7 9574 1066.

(NC 9574 1066) Lady Jane Gordon, a daughter of George, Earl of Huntly, built the house of Crakaig (about 1574). No trace of it exists (Pennant 1774). She died in 1629 (Gordon 1813; Calder 1955).
R Gordon 1813; T Pennant 1774; W Calder 1955.

No part of the old house remains. The date of the present house is uncertain but a gable in S side of the house bears the date 1845.
Visited by OS (W D J) 27 May 1960.


Pennant, T, 1776, A Tour in Scotland; MDCCLXXII, 338 (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG2616.


Weber, H (ed), 1813, Genealogical history of the Earldom of Sutherland by Sir Robert Gordon of Gordonstoun, 10 (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG2273.


Sutherland Estates, 1866-, Sutherland Estates building specifications, Kilmote 1866, 1-30; 1892, 1-7; 1894, 1-9 (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG2841.


RCAHMS, 1911, The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments and Constructions of Scotland. Second report and inventory of monuments and constructions in the county of Sutherland, 7, no. 21 (Text/Report). SHG2657.

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Grid reference Centred NC 9573 1066 (20m by 20m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC91SE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish LOTH

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