MHG33807 - Lower Brora


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Type and Period (1)

  • SMOKE HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

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Full Description

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>

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Grid reference Centred NC 9102 0367 (30m by 30m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC90SW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish CLYNE

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