MHG11108 - Achanellan Burn


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Type and Period (2)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

('A': NC 7349 5239 and 'B': NC 7348 5241 and 'C': NC 7350 5245) Enclosures (NR) OS 6"map, (1964)

A group of 3 enclosures or hut circles, accompanied by field clearance.
RCAHMS 1911, visited 1909; Visited by OS (J L D) 6 May 1960.

This is a settlement of three heather-covered hut circles (A - C) on a westerly slope accompanied by a minor field system.
'A' measures 9.5 by 9m within a wall 0.4m high and spread to 2.5m wide. The entrance is from SE on the line of the long axis. At the entrance is an obscure sub-oval footing 4 by 5m.
'B' measures 7mdiameter within a wall spread to 2.5m broad and 0.3m high. The entrance is in S arc.
'C' measures 10 by 8m. internally; within a reduced wall spread to 2m. broad. The entrance is probably from the south-east on the line of the long axis.
The minor field system is denoted by scattered stone clearance heaps; measureable plots not evident.
Revised at 1:10,000. Visited by OS (J M) 7 September 1977.

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Grid reference Centred NC 7346 5238 (189m by 172m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC75SW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish FARR

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