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Crackaig, Farmhouse

Farmhouse (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Crackaig, Farmhouse

Classification Farmhouse (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Crakaig

Canmore ID 7105

Site Number NC91SE 7

NGR NC 95738 10661

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Loth
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Sutherland
  • Former County Sutherland

Archaeology Notes

NC91SE 7.00 95738 10661

NC91SE 7.01 NC 95723 10740 Farmsteading

NC91SE 7.02 NC 9576 1073 Smithy

NC91SE 7.03 NC 9572 1080 Cottage

NC91SE 7.04 NC 9542 1072 Cottages

NC91SE 7.05 NC 9565 1096 Mill pond

(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).

T Pennant 1774; R Gordon 1813; W Calder 1955.

No part of the old house remains. The date of the present house is uncertain but a gable in the south side of the house bears the date 1845.

Visited by OS (W D J), 27 May 1960.

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