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ARO37: Wilkhouse: An Archaeological <em>Inn</em>vestigation

ARO37: Wilkhouse: An Archaeological Innvestigation

By Donald Adamson and Warren Bailie

With contributions from Kevin Grant, Nick Lindsay and by Donal Bateson, Natasha Ferguson, Dennis Gallacher, Robin Murdoch, Susan Ramsay, Catherine Smith and Bob Will

Archaeological and historical investigations into the droving inn at Wilkhouse, north of Brora explain the rise and decline of the building and its ancillary structures. Technological developments and ‘Improvements’ led to important changes and the demise of the inn and its associated traditions in moving cattle and people around the country.

Key words: droving, inn, eighteenth century, cattle stance, metal detecting survey, metal aftefacts, pottery

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