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 (at some time))
- None recorded
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>
<1> RCAHMS, 1995, RCAHMS Draft Rogart Points and Lines, ROG95 875 (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.
|Grid reference||Centred NC 7325 0347 (20m by 13m)|
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