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TITLE
No6 Gartymore
EXTERNAL ID
GART_020
PLACENAME
Gartymore
DISTRICT
Kildonan, Loth and Clyne
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
SUTHERLAND: Kildonan
SOURCE
Timespan - Helmsdale
ASSET ID
7930
KEYWORDS
land agitation
No6 Gartymore

A ground level view of a derelict croft No 6 at Gartymore, near Helmsdale. Vines, creepers and bushes obscure much of the brick work.

A crofting community in Sutherland, Gartymore was at the centre of the Crofters War, which swept the Highlands in the late nineteenth century. A number of individuals from the community were instrumental in establishing the inaugural branch of the Land League Movement and forcing through the Crofting Act of 1886.

The Gartymore story exhibition at Timespan in Helmsdale tells the story of crofting families who lived and worked on the east coast of Sutherland.

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No6 Gartymore

SUTHERLAND: Kildonan

land agitation

Timespan - Helmsdale

The Gartymore Story

A ground level view of a derelict croft No 6 at Gartymore, near Helmsdale. Vines, creepers and bushes obscure much of the brick work.<br /> <br /> A crofting community in Sutherland, Gartymore was at the centre of the Crofters War, which swept the Highlands in the late nineteenth century. A number of individuals from the community were instrumental in establishing the inaugural branch of the Land League Movement and forcing through the Crofting Act of 1886. <br /> <br /> The Gartymore story exhibition at Timespan in Helmsdale tells the story of crofting families who lived and worked on the east coast of Sutherland.