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Crackaig, Farmsteading

Cottage(S) (Period Unassigned), Farmstead (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Crackaig, Farmsteading

Classification Cottage(S) (Period Unassigned), Farmstead (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Crackaig Farm Stead; Crackaig Farm

Canmore ID 83536

Site Number NC91SE 7.01

NGR NC 95723 10740

NGR Description centred NC 95723 10740

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


Ordnance Survey licence number AC0000807262. All rights reserved.
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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NC91SE 7.01 centred 95723 10740.

This is a very large, multi-period complex, containing both E- and L-shaped plan ranges, which includes a grieve's house, a barn with a water-powered threshing machine, covered cattle courts and extensive byres and stables. There is also a separate smiddy/henhouse, sheepfolds and workers' houses. The steading was partly in use, as workshop and storage space and to house livestock, on the date of survey, with some of the buildings in a state of good repair and others ruinous.

Visited by RCAHMS (GJD), July 1993; see NMRS MS 744/117.


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