MHG10914 - Hut circle, An Rath Chruineach


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Type and Period (2)

  • HUT CIRCLE (Neolithic to Late Iron Age - 4000 BC to 560 AD)
  • SOUTERRAIN (Undated)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

An Rath Chruineach (NAT) Enclosure (NR)
OS 6"map, (1964)

A hut circle. A 'tunnel' is said to have been discovered in an adjacent field many years ago. RCAHMS 1911, visited 1909.

An oval stone-walled hut circle about 9.0m N-S by 8.0m transversely within a wall spread to 2.5m. It has been mutilated on the NW, NE and SW by the erection of fences. The entrance is in the south. Extending westwards and north-eastwards from the hut are a few stone clearance heaps probably from contemporary cultivation plots. The name could not be confirmed. The 'tunnel', possibly a souterrain, was not located.
Hut surveyed at 1:2500 scale.
Visited by OS (J L D) 27 April 1960, (R L) 12 July 1971 and (N K B) 14 July 1977.
NC76SW 3 7269 6282.

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Grid reference Centred NC 7262 6290 (314m by 204m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC76SW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish FARR

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