Talk: Understanding runrig in the Northern Highlands [Dornoch]

25 April 2018, Starts: 17:30

Understanding Runrig in the Northern Highlands

Talk by Malcolm Bangor-Jones

Burghfield House, Dornoch. Organised by UHI Centre for History. If you wish to join by videoconference, or if you have any questions, email

The paper will consider evidence for the operation of the runrig system in the north and its place within the farming community. It will explore attitudes towards runrig by estate managers, the disappear-ance of runrig, and its relationship with settlement patterns.



Archaeology for Communities in the Highlands (ARCH), The Goods Shed, The Old Station, Strathpeffer, Ross-Shire, Scotland IV14 9DH
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