MHG10197 - Broch, Skelpick Lodge
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Type and Period (1)
- BROCH (Iron Age - 550 BC to 560 AD)
- None recorded
NC75NW 28 7230 5620.
(NC 7230 5620) Pict's House (NR) (Remains of)
OS 6"map, Sutherland, 1st ed., (1875)
Brough (NR) (Remains of) OS 6"map, Sutherland, 2nd ed., (1908)
The remains of a Pictish House which has never been explored.
Name Book 1873.
Only rock outcrop occurs at this site and there is no evidence to suggest that any artificial feature ever existed. The situation is not suitable for a broch. It seems probable that this is a mis-plotting of NC75NW 9 (see MHG11102).
Visited by OS (J L D) 2 May 1960.
No change. Visited by OS (J B) 1 September 1977.
NC75 6 SKELPICK (‘Skelpick Lodge’)
Site of possible broch in Farr, Suther-land. It was marked as a 'Pict's House' on the 6-inch map of 1873 but there are no traces of a building and the site is not a suitable one for a broch .
Sources: 1. NMRS site no. NC 75 NW 28: 2. Swanson (ms) 1985, 720. <1>
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: Name Book (County). Object Name Books of the Ordnance Survey. Book No. 20, 181.
- <1> Text/Publication/Monograph: Mackie, E.. 2007. The Roundhouses, Brochs and Wheelhouses of Atlantic Scotland c.700 BC - AD 500: Architecture and material culture Part 2 (I & II) The Northern and Southern Mainland and the Western Islands. BAR British Series. 444. Paperback. NC75 6 SKELPICK.
|Grid reference||Centred NC 7229 5620 (70m by 70m) (Buffered by site type)|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/6230 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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