A settlement and former extensive sheep farm in Sutherland, Ribigill lies 2 miles (3 km) south southwest of Tongue in N Highland. The land is now part of Ben Loyal Estate but once supported 3000 sheep and a community of up to sixty people, on a farm rented from Duke of Sutherland. The land had once been the property of Lord Reay, who began clearing people to make way for sheep around 1800, a process continued when the land was sold to the Countess of Sutherland in 1829. The BBC television programme Who Do You Think You Are? explained that between 1839 and the 1933, the farm was worked by the ancestors of actor and comedian David Mitchell and extended to 11,685 ha (28,875 acres). The sheep were driven to market at Falkirk and this represented one of the most lucrative farms in Sutherland. The Duke sold this part of his land in 1919 and the area became the Ben Loyal sporting estate.

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