Listed Building

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CULLODEN BATTLEFIELD, OLD LEANACH FARMHOUSELB1712

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
05/10/1971
Local Authority
Highland
Planning Authority
Highland
Parish
Croy And Dalcross
NGR
NH 74499 44994
Coordinates
274499, 844994

Description

Mid 19th century. Single storey traditional 4-bay cottage. Drystone boulder construction with rounded angles, buttress at NW and turn walling in gableheads. Off-centre door in S elevation, small windows. Small gabled wing to SW. Piended heather thatched roof (c.1982 re-thatch).

INTERIOR: 4 pairs of crucks (couples) of which 3 are reconstructed in whole or in part. Jointed at elbows, pinned with wooden pegs. Stone flagged floor.

Statement of Special Interest

De-scheduled (2003). This cottage was built in the 19th century on the site of the Battle of Culloden. The cottage now forms part of the National Trust for Scotland's museum complex. The building was believed to be standing at the time of the battle until archaeological evidence discounted this and dated the building to mid 19th century. The association, although erroneous, with the battle has nonetheless added to the building's historic interest.

References

Bibliography

1st Edition Ordnance Survey Map (1867)

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