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Site Management

Date 21 October 1996

Event ID 897329

Category Management

Type Site Management


Rebuilt circa 1910, probably incorporating earlier structure. Single storey 4-bay Hebridean-type thatched cottage; north-facing and built on eminence near road. Thick, battered, rubble-built and lime-washed walls with curved angles. Door off-centre right; 2 windows on rear wall; end stacks added - 1 central flue, heather thatch roof secured with netting and stone weights; wallhead mainly covered by thatch. Interior: box beds; partition wall to east built of timber framework with clay/pebble infill to eaves level, vertical sticks above with interwoven heather rope and mud daub; roof timbers with pegged joints; front door with wooden hinges and lock. (Historic Scotland)

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