Moirlanich Longhouse

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Moirlanich Longhouse is a rare example of a cruck frame Scottish cottage. It is located at grid reference NN562341 in Glen Lochay near Killin in the Stirling council area, Scotland. It is owned by the National Trust for Scotland and is open to visitors, from May to September, Sundays and Wednesdays, 2.00 - 5.00 p.m.

Removal of the corrugated roof during a recent renovation revealed the remains of the original thatched roof and analysis of this has added significantly to our knowledge of thatching in Scotland.[1]

Excavation of the thatch at Moirlanich Longhouse
Excavated section through the Moirlanich Longhouse roof

References[edit]

  1. ^ Holden, T G 2012 Moirlanich Longhouse, Killin: Changing techniques in thatching. Vernacular Building 35, 39-47.

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Coordinates: 56°28′39″N 4°20′10″W / 56.4774°N 4.3361°W / 56.4774; -4.3361