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ECC 33.53 Cromore (9) - BLACK HOUSE (Post Medieval to Crofting - 1540 AD to 1950 AD)

ECC 33.53 Cromore (9) - BLACK HOUSE (Post Medieval to Crofting - 1540 AD to 1950 AD)

Summary:

BLACK HOUSE (Post Medieval to Crofting - 1540 AD to 1950 AD)
Blackhouse remains

Location:

NB 39903 21109

Full description:

"Fragmentary remains of a blackhouse utilised as part of a later sheep fank located on Cromore croft 9. This building is likely to date to the pre-crofting period." (Burgess 2004, 160-161)

References:

Chris Burgess, Northamptonshire Archaeology. 2004. Northamptonshire Archaeology Archaeological Survey and Evaluation of Eilean Chalium Chille and the Putative Site of the Seaforth Head Castle. Part No Loch Seaforth Head Gazeteer.

Acknowledgement:

Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006.

 

Title: ECC 33.53 Cromore (9) - BLACK HOUSE (Post Medieval to Crofting - 1540 AD to 1950 AD)
Record Type: Historical/ Archaeological Sites
Type: Black House
Period: Crofting (1850-1950 AD)
SMR Record ID: MWE144956
Grid Ref Northing: 921109
Grid Ref Easting: 139903
Record Maintained By: CEP
Subject Id: 32134