MHG11566 - Coille Innis Bhreac

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Type and Period (2)

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

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.


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, 46, No. 131 (Text/Report). SHG2657.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NH 7456 9822 (66m by 29m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH79NW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish DORNOCH

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