Plan of the lands of Tain, 1750.

Plan of the lands of Tain, 1750.

Included in Collections: None specified.

Object Description

Drawn by Alexander Sangster in October 1750 during a long-running dispute between the burgh of Tain and Roderick Macleod of Cadboll over his encroachments onto the burgh's common grazings. Boundaries, burgh court places, wells, mills, crofts and descriptions of the type of ground are shown in detail. The plan is hand-coloured to distinguish the property of different proprietors. There is a full description of the route of the perambulation of the marches.

Cat No. 0811
Collections None specified.
Date added May 29th, 2021
Added by Tain & District Museum

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