Before the Clearances most families in the Highlands lived in townships, in a kind of collective, or joint-tenancy farmstead, housing perhaps a hundred or so people.
You can see evidence of these abandoned settlements - now evocative ruins - throughout Scotland's forests. Follow the links below to discover the stories of the people who lived there.
The place markers do not show the exact position of the sites. For location details, please use the grid reference provided on the site pages.
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