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Inverness, Clachnaharry Road, Tollhouse

Toll House (Post Medieval)

Site Name Inverness, Clachnaharry Road, Tollhouse

Classification Toll House (Post Medieval)

Alternative Name(s) Muirtown Tollhouse; Muirton Tollhouse

Canmore ID 98326

Site Number NH64NE 247

NGR NH 65105 46108

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Inverness And Bona
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Inverness
  • Former County Inverness-shire

Archaeology Notes

NH64NE 247 65105 46108

Toll House [NAT]

OS 1:2500 map, 1963.

(Location cited as NH 653 460). Tollhouse, Muirtown, early 19th century. A single-storey rubble building, on an L plan, with a semi-octagonal front. There is space for a toll charges panel on the front. There are drip mouldings above the windows and panels, and the windows are diamond-paned.

J R Hume 1977.


Field Visit (8 May 2013 - 8 May 2013)

Clachnaharry Road Tollhouse – NH64NE 247.00

NH 65106 46092 – a tollhouse dating to the 1840s (information from owner/occupier) comprises two buildings joined by a narrow corridor. The original west building is used as a residential house and the east, which has been recently constructed in the mode of the original building, is a museum. The surrounding garden has various seafaring relicts.

Visited by the Scottish Canals Recording Project (AC, DF and MM) 8 May 2013


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