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Moin House

A Category C Listed Building in Tongue, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 58.5033 / 58°30'11"N

Longitude: -4.5444 / 4°32'39"W

OS Eastings: 251835

OS Northings: 960047

OS Grid: NC518600

Mapcode National: GBR H647.YZQ

Mapcode Global: WH385.5J8M

Entry Name: Moin House

Listing Date: 20 December 1979

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 352501

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB18455

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Tongue

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: North, West and Central Sutherland

Traditional County: Sutherland

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Description

Dated 1830. Simple single storey, 3-bay cottage. All harled. Centre door masked by later projecting porch with side entrance. Single window in east return gable with large, but worn plaque in centre with ashlar margins. Skewputts project from return gables in Sutherland tradition, coped end stacks; slate roof.

Statement of Interest

Built to serve as refuge for travellers crossing the isolated, high ground of the Moin Worn inscription commemorates construction of road (by Duke of Sutherland) in 1830.

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