Wednesday, 11 May 2011

::: Croft :::

We've recently discovered that our little cottage is actually a croft.

Crofts are fairly common in Scotland due to the law coming into effect after the Highland Clearances.

The land our house is built on was given as a generous gift from the landowner to the tenant, who then built our cottage.

Our home was once a holiday cottage and we were given the guestbook when we moved in, as a keepsake. Lots of people wrote some lovely things about our home and the surrounding countryside.

1 comment:

  1. How lovely, nice to have been able to keep the visitor's book.