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TITLE
The Witch's Stone
EXTERNAL ID
GART_042
PLACENAME
Gartymore
DISTRICT
Kildonan, Loth and Clyne
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
SUTHERLAND: Kildonan
SOURCE
Timespan - Helmsdale
ASSET ID
7957
KEYWORDS
land agitation
The Witch's Stone

A photograph of the Witch's Stone at Gartymore, near Helmsdale, commemorating the burning of a witch.

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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The Witch's Stone

SUTHERLAND: Kildonan

land agitation

Timespan - Helmsdale

The Gartymore Story

A photograph of the Witch's Stone at Gartymore, near Helmsdale, commemorating the burning of a witch. <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.