MHG10767 - Broch, Cai Dun
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Type and Period (1)
- BROCH (Iron Age - 550 BC to 560 AD)
- None recorded
NC76SW 18 71 61.
Cai Duin (Remains of) or Cai Dun, 'the house hill', is 'The remains of a pict's house so called from the elevated position it occupies' (ONB 1873). It is located to area centred NC 71 61 but is not published on OS 6"map, Sutherland, 1st ed., (1873) sheet 18.
Name Book 1873.
This structure was not located during field investigation.
Visited by OS (J L D) 28 April 1960.
Visited by OS (R L) 7 July 1971.
NC76 2 CAI DUN
c. NC/71 61
Site of a possible broch in Farr, Sutherland; it wasmarked as a “Pict's house” on the OS map of 1873 but recent visits have failed to locate any structure .
Source: 1. NMRS site no. NC 76 SW 18. <1>
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: Name Book (County). Object Name Books of the Ordnance Survey. Book No. 20, 113.
- <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. NC76 2 CAI DUN.
|Grid reference||Centred NC 7099 6100 (70m by 70m) (Buffered by site type)|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/6413 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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