MHG10274 - Hut circle, Cnoc Ascaig


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Type and Period (2)

  • HUT CIRCLE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

This hut-circle is situated on a broad natural terrace on the peat-covered NE flank of Cnoc Ascaig and measures 8.5m in diameter within a stony bank spread to 2m in thickness and 0.7m in height. A drain has been cut through the NE arc and an entrance is visible on SE.
A number of small cairns are visible in vicinity, both on the terrace and at NC 877 236 on lower slopes of the hills.
(KILD91 411)
Visited by RCAHMS (PJD) 6 June 1991.

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Grid reference Centred NC 8734 2344 (100m by 100m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC82SE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish KILDONAN

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