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Edderton Hill of Edderton Cruck Cottage

A Category B Listed Building in Edderton, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.8187 / 57°49'7"N

Longitude: -4.1467 / 4°8'48"W

OS Eastings: 272575

OS Northings: 883032

OS Grid: NH725830

Mapcode National: GBR J841.TH4

Mapcode Global: WH4DS.8RM0

Entry Name: Edderton Hill of Edderton Cruck Cottage

Listing Date: 25 February 1986

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 332559

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1811

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edderton

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: East Sutherland and Edderton

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Description

Circa 1846. Cruck-framed byre-dwelling now unoccupied. Single
storey, 3-bay. Door at left of right bay, byre originally to
right, dwelling to left. Rubble-built, the east gable
reconstructed to take later stack. 2 pairs of cruck blades
(probably reused and reduced in height) to central bay with
collars.
Internally: chimney at left, later chimney insertion in
former byre, originally with hanging urn; closet in central
bay with clay and straw mix partition; cobbled floor in
entrance lobby; clay floors elsewhere. Corrugated-iron roof
over turf, (formerly thatched roof).

Statement of Interest

Crofters cleared from Croick, Glen Calvie 1845.

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