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ECC 33.39 Cromore (17?) - BLACK HOUSE (Post Medieval to Crofting - 1540 AD to 1950 AD)

ECC 33.39 Cromore (17?) - BLACK HOUSE (Post Medieval to Crofting - 1540 AD to 1950 AD)

Summary:

BLACK HOUSE (Post Medieval to Crofting - 1540 AD to 1950 AD)
Demolished blackhouse site

Location:

NB 39984 21208

Full description:

"Site of blackhouse on Cromore croft (17?). This structure had been recently demolished before the 2003 survey. The size and form of this structure as marked on a modern Ordnance Survey map suggests it was a dwelling dating to the late pre-crofting or early crofting period." (Burgess 2004, 157)

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 33.39 Cromore (17?) - 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: MWE144921
Grid Ref Northing: 921208
Grid Ref Easting: 139984
Record Maintained By: CEP
Subject Id: 32100