MHG51272 - Longhouse and attached enclosure to east of burn, Milltown


A longhouse with an outbuilding and attached enclosure.

Type and Period (2)

  • LONGHOUSE (Built, 18th Century to 19th Century - 1750 AD? to 1872 AD)
  • OUTBUILDING (Built, 18th Century to 19th Century - 1750 AD? to 1872 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A longhouse, outbuilding and attached enclosure are depicted on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey map of 1872. <1>

The longhouse measures approximately 20 x 5 metres and survives to eaves height. The outbuilding also survives to good degree. Photographs of the longhouse, now unroofed, were submitted in August 2008 by a website visitor. The enclosure is not visible on these photographs which are taken from the other side of the building. <2>

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred ND 37557 64282 (36m by 31m) (3 map features)
Map sheet ND36SE
Civil Parish CANISBAY
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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