MHG10539 - Cnoc Ruidhean Chruaidh
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Type and Period (2)
- HUT CIRCLE (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)
- FIELD SYSTEM (Undated)
- None recorded
Settlement and Field System (NR) (5 huts shown)
OS 1:10,000 map, (1970)
A settlement of five huts ('A'-'E') within a relatively large field system of numerous heaps, ruinous field walls and occasional lynchets. All dimensions are between wall centres.
'A' (RCAHMS 1911) is 15.5m SE-NW by 13.5m. The curving inner wall forms an enclosure measuring 11m NW-SE. The chamber illustrated in W arc is extant, but because of heavy peat growth, it is uncertain whether it is contemporary with the hut. The other chambers were not traced.
'B' (RCAHMS 1911) is a small circular enclosure 5m diameter.
'C' is 10.5 SW-NE by 10m. The entrance is in SW.
'D' measures 13m E-W by 10.5m. The wall, spread to 2.5m in W, expands to 3.5m at entrance in E.
E (RCAHMS 1911) is 12.5 ESE-WNW x 10m. Entrance is in ESE.
Revised at 1:10,000. RCAHMS 1911, visited 1909; Visited by OS (WDJ) 19 April 1964 and (JB) 18 August 1975.
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, 179-80, No. 512; plan (Text/Report). SHG2657.
|Grid reference||Centred NC 7557 0788 (769m by 1027m) (Buffered by site type)|
Related Monuments/Buildings (1)
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/5843 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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