MHG11157 - Tormore

Summary

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Type and Period (2)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NC71SE 14 7917 1102 and 7911 1094.

(A: NC 7911 1094, B: NC 7917 1102) Hut Circles (NR)
OS 6"map, (1969)

On the lower slopes of a hill on a natural terrace are two hut circles (A and B) of which one (B) contains a smaller enclosure within it. RCAHMS 1911.

Two huts ('A' and 'B') similar in form, measuring respectively 10.0m and 9.0m internal diameter within tumbled walls, 0.2m high, and spread to 2.5m broad. The entrance to each hut is in the SE arc. The interior of 'B' is obscured by tumble, and the smaller enclosure within it noted by RCAHMS, is no longer discernible. Associated cultivation is restricted to two or three low knolls on the undulating terrace, which are relatively stone-free with about six field clearance heaps visible. Surveyed at 1:10,560.
Visited by OS (R D L) 4 May 1964 and (N K B) 5 May 1976.


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, 14-15, No. 36; plan (Text/Report). SHG2657.

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NC 7916 1097 (163m by 134m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC71SE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish CLYNE

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