MHG11299 - Cnoc Na Stroine

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Type and Period (1)

  • ENCLOSURE (Undated)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NC21SE 20 2554 1357.

NC 2557 1357. Two grass-covered walled enclosures 50m in diameter. One is circular, running round a stony outcrop; the other is ovaloid.
R J Mercer 1978. <1>

Old field enclosure, 100m by 60m, at given map reference does not meet given description.
Visited by OS (JM) 14 August 1980.

An enclosure or field is shown on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Sutherland 1878, sheet lxxxii) and is depicted on the current edition of the OS 1:10,560 map (1966).
Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 19 September 1995

Visited by the Assynt's Hidden Lives project in December 2009. An earth and stone walled enclosure is situated on gently sloping ground surrounded by heather moorland. The enclosure surrounds an area of improved pasture 107m by 80m, aligned N/S. The walls are 2m wide and up to 1.5m high. <2>


<1> Mercer, R. J. & Howell, J.M., 1980, Archaeological field survey in northern Scotland, 1976-1979, No. 3 (Text/Report/Fieldwork Report). SHG2510.


<2> Cavers, G & Hudson, G, 05/2010, Assynt's Hidden Lives: An archaeological survey of the the parish, 127, p.128 (Text/Report/Fieldwork Report). SHG24882.

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NC 2554 1357 (60m by 60m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC21SE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish ASSYNT

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