Maps and Plans
Extract of 1590 Pont map
The first map that we have of Cromarty is by Timothy Pont and dates from about 1590. You can see the layout of the Burgh, with houses lining the High Street.
Plan of 17th Century houses, vennels, burgages
Plan of 17th Century houses, vennels, burgages Plan by Steven Birch
Plan of Thief's Row houses in 1871
Houses still remained on Thief’s Row in 1871 when the First Edition OS map was drawn up but they had been gradually falling into disrepair, with the last house abandoned by 1881. Writer George Mackenzie noted in 1910: ‘These houses stood on the Reeds Park, with a public road running eastw...