MHG11566 - Coille Innis Bhreac


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Type and Period (2)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NH79NW 15 7458 9821 to 7454 9821.

(A: NH 7458 9821, B: NH 7454 9821) Hut Circles (NR)
OS 6"map, (1969)

A group of from fifteen to twenty small mounds and two huts circles 30 yards apart. Abutting on the SW side of the more westerly hut if a probably secondary rectangular enclosure measuring 12' x 5' internally. RCAHMS 1911, visited 1909.

Two oval stone-walled huts (A and B) and a few stone clearance heaps from comtemporary cultivation plots.
'A' measures 12m WNW-ESE by 9.5m between the centres of walling spread to c.2.5m all round. The simple entrance is in the ESE.
'B' measures c.9m N-S by 7.5m, the walling spread to c.2.5m. The simple entrance is in the S. The rectangular enclosure against the SW arc of the hut is later.
Surveyed at 1:10,560. Visited by OS (R L) 13 November 1969.

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Grid reference Centred NH 7456 9822 (66m by 29m) (3 map features)
Map sheet NH79NW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish DORNOCH

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