MHG11089 - Kinbrace Farm


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Type and Period (2)

  • CLEARANCE CAIRN (Neolithic to Late Iron Age - 4000 BC? to 560 AD?)
  • HUT CIRCLE (Neolithic to Late Iron Age - 4000 BC? to 560 AD?)

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NC82NE 21 875 288.

('A': NC 87552886) Enclosure (NR) ('B': NC 87642873) Enclosure (NR) OS 6"map, (1962)

The remains of two turf-banked enclosures, accompanied by field clearance heaps, discovered during field investigation on the lower SW slopes of Kinbrace Hill.
'A' is oval, the bank measuring 0.3m in height and measuring 14m in diameter N-S by 12m transversely. There is an entrance in the south.
'B' has been levelled into the hillside. The bank is 0.3m in height and 11m diameter internally. There is an entrance in the south.
Visited by OS (E G C) 27 May 1961

These are stone-walled hut-circles now falling within an area of afforestation. 'A' has been severely mutilated by ploughing and planting. 'B' survives undamaged within a clearing and is as described above.
Some associated clearance heaps can be seen to the SW of hut 'B'.
Revised at 1/10,000. Visited by OS (J B) 3 December 1976

These hut-circles and small cairns were not located amidst dense afforestation.
Visited by RCAHMS (DCC) 31 July 1991.

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Grid reference Centred NC 8765 2880 (260m by 189m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC82NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish KILDONAN

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