Tag Archives: HISTORY

‘A Cry For Kirkton’- Pupils Film available to view.

The film that the Lochcarron Primary School pupils created  ‘ A cry for Kirkton ‘ is now available to view here via You Tube. The film was a response to their research into the settlement of Kirkton behind Lochcarron- Now … Continue reading

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Historical Photographs of the Local Railway lines.

This gallery contains 57 photos.

all rights reserved (c) 2018 Lochcarron Community Development Company

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The Smithy/ A Ceardach- a brief history

“Is Airidh Am Fear-Oibre air a Lon” The Smithy/ A Ceardach The first smithy was Finlay Murchison, known as Fionnladh Gow, who came from Corrieleerie, a few miles further up Glencarron. He had traced his ancestos to a Roman Catholic … Continue reading

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The History of Kirkton Settlement. Exhibition.

 For Highland Archeology Festival 2016 we will be putting on an exhibition in the Treehouse of the History of Kirkton Settlement. The Exhibition will be on throughout October, Monday to Thursday 10 – 4. More information about HAF events is on … Continue reading

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Heritage Exhibition. Our Local Railway

Heritage Photograph Exhibition  The Local Railway A collection of Old photographs of The Skye & Dingwall Railway line, Stations and Trains. Free Entry The Tree House at the Smithy Hub. On until September 30th Open 10am—4pm. Monday to Friday please … Continue reading

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MAGAZINE – TULLICH

MAGAZINE  – TULLICH H.E.R.  No.  MHG56895 GRID  REF.  92304205 The Magazine , looking North Note: 1. The thickness of the walls and roof. 2.The robbed stone from the corners. 3.The faint impression of the outer wall running down the right edge and … Continue reading

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Archive Photographs

The Gallery of photographs below have been uploaded from our Archives. These were inherited from former Smithy Heritage Society and gathered from many sources over the years. Click the small pictures to see larger ones. If anyone has any further … Continue reading

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Archive photos of the Smithy Community Hub.

This gallery contains 38 photos.

all rights reserved (c) 2014 Lochcarron Community Development Company

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A Geological History of Lochcarron

A Geological History of Lochcarron a brief introduction to the geology influencing the scenery of Lochcarron & district. Continental Drift The ancient landscape that is Lochcarron and its environs has as its foundation some of the oldest rocks on the … Continue reading

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Highland Forests. A brief history.

Highland Forests For tens of thousands of years the Scottish Highlands were covered with ice, thousands of feet thick. About 10,000 years ago the ice retreated leaving the hills and valleys much as they are today. Vegetation colonised the bare … Continue reading

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