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TITLE
Thatched Cottage, Laggan Bridge
EXTERNAL ID
QZP99_94052_02_12
PLACENAME
Laggan Bridge
DISTRICT
Badenoch
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Laggan
CREATOR
I F Grant
SOURCE
Edinburgh and Scottish Collection, Edinburgh Central Library
ASSET ID
38622
KEYWORDS
crofthouse
blackhouse
thatch
thatching
Thatched Cottage, Laggan Bridge

This image is from the collection of historian and folklorist Isabel F Grant and shows a dilapidated thatched cottage at Laggan Bridge. In her book, 'Highland Folk Ways', I F Grant describes the various types of house traditional to the Highlands and details their methods of construction.

This cottage is of a type that emerged in the eighteenth century. It can be recognised by its square ends, triangular gables and especially by the chimney flues in the gable ends. The cottage in this image is thatched, but houses of this type often had slate roofs.


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Thatched Cottage, Laggan Bridge

INVERNESS: Laggan

crofthouse; blackhouse; thatch; thatching

Edinburgh and Scottish Collection, Edinburgh Central Library

I F Grant Photographic Archive

This image is from the collection of historian and folklorist Isabel F Grant and shows a dilapidated thatched cottage at Laggan Bridge. In her book, 'Highland Folk Ways', I F Grant describes the various types of house traditional to the Highlands and details their methods of construction.<br /> <br /> This cottage is of a type that emerged in the eighteenth century. It can be recognised by its square ends, triangular gables and especially by the chimney flues in the gable ends. The cottage in this image is thatched, but houses of this type often had slate roofs. <br /> <br /> <br /> This image can be purchased.<br /> For further information about purchasing and prices please email<br /> <a href="mailto: central.edsc.library@edinburgh.gov.uk">Edinburgh Central Library</a>