MHG10453 - Badbeithe

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Type and Period (1)

  • HUT CIRCLE (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NH69SW 42 6394 9113.

(NH 6394 9113) Enclosure (NR)
OS 1:10,000 map, (1971)

An enclosure, 30' in diameter within a bank 5' - 6' thick. The 2'6" wide entrance is in the SSE.
RCAHMS 1911, visited 1911.

A circular stone-walled hut (noted by previous OS field investigator in 1963 as an enclosure) set into a wooded S-facing slope, and measuring
c.9.5m in diameter between the centres of a wall spread to c.2.0m all round. Occasional outer facing stones, but no inner facing stones, are discernible. The entrance was probably in the ESE where there is an ill-defined gap. There is no trace of an associated field system. Surveyed at 1:2500 (OS {W D J}).
Visited by OS (W D J) 10 June 1963 and (N K B) 20 October 1969.

No change.
Survey revised at 1:2500.
Visited by OS (J B) 9 September 1980.


RCAHMS, 1911, The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments and Constructions of Scotland. Second report and inventory of monuments and constructions in the county of Sutherland, 29, No. 73 (Text/Report). SHG2657.

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NH 6394 9113 (100m by 100m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH69SW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish CREICH

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