MHG33807 - Lower Brora
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Type and Period (1)
- SMOKE HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
- None recorded
A rectangular brick building located next to the fishing bothies in Lower Brora. It is reputedly the last smoke house used in Brora. It may have had a louvered chimney in the centre of the roof.
Information supplied by J Mackay, 29/09/04 <1>
Small upstanding brick building c. 2.5 m high & c. 2.5 m by 2 m in plan. Corrugated roof & small wooden door. <2>
In 1850, the village had three herring curing stations. Lower Brora has many traditional fishermen's cottages like those in Red Row. <3>
- <1> Verbal Communication: Aitken, J. Comments by Jacquie Aitken, SMR Assistant. 29/09/2004.
- <2> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Sneddon, D, Gheorghiou, D, Hansom, J and Shearer, I. 03/2010. East Sutherland Coastal Zone Assessment survey: Data Structure Report. Glasgow University Archaeological Research Division (GUARD). 12/9/10. Digital. Site 247.
- <3> Text/Publication/Leaflet: Clyne Heritage Society. c.2007. The Brora Village Trail: Uncover Brora's secret heritage. Paper (Original).
|Grid reference||Centred NC 9102 0367 (30m by 30m) (Buffered by site type)|
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