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Tongue Mains

Cottage(S) (Period Unassigned), Farmstead (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Tongue Mains

Classification Cottage(S) (Period Unassigned), Farmstead (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 5338

Site Number NC55NE 32

NGR NC 59004 58512

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Tongue
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Sutherland
  • Former County Sutherland

Archaeology Notes

NC55NE 32 59004 58513.

This courtyard farmstead has an imposing S facade and contains a carriage house and stables as well as working-horse stables, a byre, a threshing barn and workers' cottages. Detached buildings include a later hay shed, dog kennels, a sheepfold and a covered sheep dip. When visited, the buildings were in good order but were used only to handle sheep and store feed.

Visited by RCAHMS (GJD), July 1994; see NMRS MS 744/106.


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