MHG43579 - Mill pond, Little Rogart
A mill pond depicted on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey map.
Type and Period (1)
- MILL POND (Constructed, 16th Century to 19th Century - 1560 AD? to 1873 AD (at some time))
- None recorded
A quarry and part of a mill dam are visible beside a knoll on the E of the Garbh-allt. The quarry has been dug into the SE of the knoll and the stub of a dam-wall runs from the W side of the quarry pit. The stone dyke that encloses Little Rogart cuts across the quarry-pit. The dam and the adjacent mill-pond are depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Sutherlandshire 1879, sheet civ).
Visited by RCAHMS (PJD) 6 July 1995 <1>
Mill dam & sluice both marked on 1st ed OS. <2>
Although the above extract from Canmore discusses the group of features as a whole, this record is only for the mill pond (depicted as "Mill dam" on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey map). <3><4>
<1> RCAHMS, Canmore, online database of the Royal Commission for the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS), 124416 (Interactive Resource/Online Database). SHG23282.
<2> White, H, Comment by Hilary White, HC Archaeologist, 02/2004 (Verbal Communication). SHG23635.
<3> Tilbury, S, Comment by Sylvina Tilbury, HER Officer (Verbal Communication). SHG23297.
<4> Ordnance Survey, 1873-4, Ordnance Survey 1st edition 25 inch map: Sutherland (surveyed 1868-73) (Image/Map). SHG23885.
- <1> Interactive Resource/Online Database: RCAHMS. Canmore, online database of the Royal Commission for the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS). 124416.
- <2> Verbal Communication: White, H. Comment by Hilary White, HC Archaeologist. 02/2004.
- <3> Verbal Communication: Tilbury, S. Comment by Sylvina Tilbury, HER Officer.
- <4> Image/Map: Ordnance Survey. 1873-4. Ordnance Survey 1st edition 25 inch map: Sutherland (surveyed 1868-73).
|Grid reference||Centred NC 7308 0329 (79m by 56m) (Buffered by site type)|
Related Monuments/Buildings (2)
Related Investigations/Events (0)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/124416 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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