MHG33807 - Lower Brora

Summary

No summary available.

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

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>

Sources/Archives (3)

Map

Location

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

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Investigations/Events (1)

External Links (0)

Comments and Feedback

Do you have any more information about this record? Please feel free to comment with information and photographs, or ask any questions, using the "Disqus" tool below. Comments are moderated, and we aim to respond/publish as soon as possible.