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TITLE
Site of St Inan's Chapel
EXTERNAL ID
GART_041
PLACENAME
Gartymore
DISTRICT
Kildonan, Loth and Clyne
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
SUTHERLAND: Kildonan
SOURCE
Timespan - Helmsdale
ASSET ID
7955
KEYWORDS
land agitation
Site of St Inan's Chapel

A view of the ruins of St Inan's Chapel at Gartymore, near Helmsdale.

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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Site of St Inan's Chapel

SUTHERLAND: Kildonan

land agitation

Timespan - Helmsdale

The Gartymore Story

A view of the ruins of St Inan's Chapel at Gartymore, near Helmsdale.<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.