Our place, Aikenway Lodge, built on part of Aikenway Farm only dates from about 1840.
I thought you might like to see the map which is described as
|Duo Vicecomitatus Aberdonia & Banfia, una cum Regionibus & terrarum tractibus sub iis comprehensis / Auctore Roberto Gordonio à Straloch.|
Description of the two Shyres Aberdene and Banf, with such Countreys and Provinces as ar comprehended un
A little more detail
Even more detail. Can you spot Aikenway?
Most country folk in the 1500's and 1600's lived in moss roofed Crofts
or, later, stone walled Crofts with almost no light. It is reckoned that the peasants who farmed Aikenway most probably lived in such dwellings.