MHG11498 - Hut circle, Torroble

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Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NC50SE 25 5934 0438.

(NC 5934 0438) Hut Circle (NR) (NC 592 043) Field System (NR)
OS 1:10,000 map, (1970).

A hut circle accompanied by field clearance.
RCAHMS 1911, visited 1909.

Revised at 1/2500. Visited by OS (R D L) 7 July 1963.

This stone-walled hut circle and an associated minor field system are situated on a sheltered W-facing slope. The field system is marked by a dozen or so stone clearance mounds in the immediate vicinity of the hut; measurable cultivation plots are not discernible. The hut is about 11.0m N-S by 10.0m internally; the wall, turf-covered and standing on average to 0.4m, is 1.3m thick, widening at an entrance from the S to a spread of 2.5m. There has been disturbance in the interior in the WSW quarter. Revised at 1:2500. Visited by OS (J M) 1 September 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, 143-4, No. 413 (Text/Report). SHG2657.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NC 5934 0438 (100m by 100m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC50SE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish CREICH

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