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Newtonmore, The Highland Folk Museum

Museum (19th Century) - (20th Century)

Site Name Newtonmore, The Highland Folk Museum

Classification Museum (19th Century) - (20th Century)

Canmore ID 278319

Site Number NN79NW 57

NGR NN 72623 99564

NGR Description Centred on centre most roundabout

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Kingussie And Insh
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Badenoch And Strathspey
  • Former County Inverness-shire

Architecture Notes

One branch of the Highland Folk Museum. See the Kingussie branch (NH70SE 18).


Field Visit (29 October 2014)

NN 72172 99241 Part of a reconstruction at The Highland Folk Museum of an early 1700s Highland township. This building is used for children’s activites in the township, and has a thatched barn used for storage and amenities behind it that is not open to the public. Both roofs are thatched in heather and have a turf ridge, and both have been left uncovered. There is a small amount of mossy vegetation growth across the surface of the thatch throughout.

Visited by Zoe Herbert (SPAB) 29 October 2014, survey no.121


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