Casandamff Farmstead Settlement

Casandamff Farmstead Settlement

The monument is of national importance as it consists of well preserved prehistoric and post medieval settlements and field systems that have the potential to enhance our understanding of prehistoric and post medieval settlement and agriculture.

There are three hut circles that vary in size from 11m to 15m in diameter, all defined by stone walls up to 3.5m wide and 1m high and with entrances in the East. The farmstead consists of a five-compartment long house with ancillary buildings, stock enclosures and dykes. The farmstead is designated as an ancient monument. The site, which is located at Grid Reference NH 690 828, measures 370m NE-SW by 170m to include the structures described above. The location is circled in black on the map below.

Location of Casandamff Farmstead Settlement
Location of Casandamff Farmstead Settlement

The following pictures that were taken on March 2nd, 2016, show the current state of the remains of the Casandamff Farmhouse Settlement.

 

Casandamff Farmstead Settlement (1)

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Casandamff Farmstead Settlement (3) - 03 02 2016

Casandamff Farmstead Settlement (4) - 03 02 2016

Casandamff Farmstead Settlement (5) - 03 02 2016

Casandamff Farmstead Settlement (6) - 03 02 2016