MHG11499 - Hut circle, Twinners

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Type and Period (1)

  • HUT CIRCLE (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Hut circle marked on 1st ed OS - HAW 5/2004

NC50SE 30 5868 0489.
Hut Circle (NR) OS 1:10,000 map, (1970)

A hut circle now reduced to a scarp 0.4m high.
RCAHMS 1911, visited 1909.

Published survey (25") revised. Visited by OS (RDL) 30 6 1963.

This oval stone-walled hut circle is on rising ground open to the W and in a modern field. It is turf- covered, and is about 9.0m N-S by 7.5m inside a severely reduced wall of vague spread 1.5-2.0m. The entrance of simple form is probably in the S arc. There is no evidence of contemporary cultivation.
Revised at 1:2500. Visited by OS (J M) 4 August 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, No. 413 (Text/Report). SHG2657.

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NC 5867 0489 (100m by 100m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC50SE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish LAIRG

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