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Diagram of Farm Buildings
Diagram of Farm Buildings

Photocopy of a diagram of the Skelbo farm buildings and their furniture and fittings 1750-1850. Bears inscription 'Fig 90 Skelbo Dornoch Sutherland; 1812. A single storey steading with 11/2 storey barn wing to west. Note that the byres have trevises between every second animal as was common later and that there is a feeding passage at the animals' heads. This is a feature that normally only occurs on the most elaborate plans (NMAS: C3981)' and page number 109.
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