MHG43579 - Mill pond, Little Rogart

Summary

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))

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

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.

Sources/Archives (4)

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NC 7308 0329 (79m by 56m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC70SW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish ROGART

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