MHG9946 - Kilmote Farm


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Type and Period (2)

  • FARMSTEAD (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WATERMILL (Undated)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Kilmote Farm steading built around 1815, but one storey and garret house, with front projecting bay and rear wing, probably pre-dates this, originating as a tacksman's house.

The Industrial Archaeology of Sutherland (A Scottish Highland Economy 1700-1900, pp. 189, 189a) - Sinclair B Calder, 1974

J Aitken : 19/2/2004

Kilmote Steading

This 'E'- plan group consists of a hay barn in the central range with a threshing barn behind, and the site of a waterwheel visible in the back (N) wall. there is a stable with a hay loft in the W range and a single storey cow byre to the E. On the N side, there are partly open shelter sheds either side of the barn. The buildings were derelict and partly ruinous on the date of survey.
Visited by RCAHMS (GJD), July 1994 and 1995 ; see NMRS MS 744/104.

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Grid reference Centred NC 9729 1134 (100m by 100m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC91SE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish LOTH

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