MHG55379 - Corn drying kiln, Little Rogart

Summary

One of five corn drying kilns within the former township.

Type and Period (1)

  • CORN DRYING KILN (Built, 16th Century to 19th Century - 1560 AD to 1811 AD (at some time))

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

This corn drying kiln (ROG95 879) was recorded during RCAHMS's 1995 survey of Little Rogart township. With an internal diameter of 1.8m the structure stands to a height of 0.8m with walls 1.75m thick. It is set into the slope on the ENE. The flue or fire-chamber is set into the slope of the ground to a depth of 0.4m. A platform with a wall on the north side, possibly a loading platform, lies on the upslope side from the flue. <1><2>


<1> RCAHMS, 1995, RCAHMS Draft Rogart Points and Lines, ROG95 879 (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 7323 0341 (11m by 5m)
Map sheet NC70SW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish ROGART

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