Ramscraigs - A Caithness Story

The history, genealogy and folklore of the Henderson family of Ramscraigs, Berriedale and Dunbeath, Caithness


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Blackhouse Interior - Cottar's House
This is the interior of a highland blackhouse at the Baile Gean. This photo shows the dirt floor with the rough timber couples, and long rafters or "Cabers" framing the thatched roof. Also prominent is a re-creation of a 1700s "Box Bed".
Barn Interior.JPG Blackhouse 2 Interior 1.JPG Blackhouse 2 Interior 2.JPG Cottars House.JPG Kiln Exterior.JPG