MHG55370 - Longhouse, Little Rogart (5 of 6)

Summary

One of six longhouses within the former township.

Type and Period (1)

  • LONGHOUSE (Built, Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD (at some time))

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

This longhouse (ROG95 866) was recorded during RCAHMS's 1995 survey of Little Rogart township. It measures 28.4m x 4.8m with rubble walls spread to 0.6m thick at a height of 0.2m. The building has three compartments. The central compartment has a drain on the south side just west of the east compartment with a branch leading to the outside. The dimensions are typical of long byre-houses found elsewhere in Sutherland. There are six buildings of this type within the former township. <1>


<1> RCAHMS, 1995, RCAHMS Draft Rogart Points and Lines, ROG95 866 (Dataset/Geospatial Data). SHG25552.


<2> RCAHMS, Canmore, online database of the Royal Commission for the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS), 124409 (Interactive Resource/Online Database). SHG23282.

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NC 7327 0374 (29m by 13m)
Map sheet NC70SW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish ROGART

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