"Thatched cottage, Gairloch, Wester Ross"

Maker
John Peat Munn
Production date
Aug 1948
Description
Text on negative envelope reads 'Gairloch. Thatched Croft house. Afternoon lighting'. Croft house at Strath called "Druim na Darach" or bank of oaks. The single-storey croft house has a thatched roof and rubblestone walls. There is an outbuilding behind it and an extension on the right. Cattle are grazing in front of it. Other croft houses are dotted over the hillside.
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Production date
Aug 1948
Subject place
Subject notes
The house is typical of 19th and early 20th century croft houses. The ground around the house has an unkempt appearance and it may have been the home of an elderly person.
Accession number
P38889

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