MHG55376 - Longhouse, Little Rogart (6 of 6)


One of six longhouses within the former township.

Type and Period (1)

  • LONGHOUSE (Built, 16th Century to 19th Century - 1560 AD to 1811 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

This longhouse (ROG95 875) was recorded during RCAHMS's 1995 survey of Little Rogart township. The remains measure 20.4m x 4.4m with rubble walls spread to a width of 0.9m with a height of 0.25m. Three internal compartments were identified, the central compartment being the best preserved and containing a sump or depression. The dimensions of this building, one of six similar structures in the former township, are typical of long byre-houses elsewhere in Sutherland. <1><2>

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Grid reference Centred NC 7325 0347 (20m by 13m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC70SW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish ROGART

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