TITLE

LOTTED LANDS IN NORTH EAST SCOTLAND SINCE 1850

AUTHOR(S)
Lockhart, Douglas G.
PUB. DATE
September 2005
SOURCE
Journal of Scottish Historical Studies;Sep2005, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p119
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the lotted land systems in North East Scotland since 1850. The system was an adaptation of the long narrow fields or rigs associated with medieval royal burghs. Additional land was added as villages grew. The establishment of these villages are explained by several factors. One is that they were associated with enclosure and remodeling of farms and another is that planned villages offer a number of uses such as for part-time farming and employment opportunities for tradesmen.
ACCESSION #
22761779

 

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