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Kinloch Hourn, Cottage

Cottage (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Kinloch Hourn, Cottage

Classification Cottage (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Kinloch Hourn, Cottage To South Of Steading (Lochournhead House)

Canmore ID 108610

Site Number NG90NE 4

NGR NG 95031 06573

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Highland
  • Parish Glenelg (Lochaber)
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Lochaber
  • Former County Inverness-shire

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Farm steading, standard U-plan with hayloft approached by forestair formerly used as school, now a dwelling, and various 'improved' estate cottages, all later 19th century. A lone earlier survival - former thatched cottage - makes an interesting comparison. Its thickset walls are squatter and boulder-footed, with a fireplace in the central partition wall that divided domestic quarters from byre. This plan, with chimney rising through roof ridge rather than gable ends, is characteristic of the area.

Taken from "Western Seaboard: An Illustrated Architectural Guide", by Mary Miers, 2007. Published by the Rutland Press http://www.rias.org.uk

Archaeology Notes

NG90NE 4 95031 06573

See also NG90NE 3.

Site identified during an archaeological survey by NOSAS in 2006.

NG 95039 06523 - Possible Well.

NOSAS, 2007.

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