MHG11777 - Cambusavie
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Type and Period (1)
- HUT CIRCLE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)
- None recorded
NH79NE 27 7660 9684.
At NH 7660 9684, set on a slight slope and with no attempt at levelling, is a circular enclosure composed of a single line of boulders and measuring 4.7m in diameter with a probable entrance gap in the E arc.
It is of some antiquity, though uncertain purpose, and is probably contemporary with the nearby hut circles and field system - NH79NE 23. Its small size may indicate that it is only a robbed clearance heap. Surveyed at 1:2500.
Visited by OS (J M) 8 May 1975.
This is almost certainly a robbed stone clearance heap; its sloping site renders it improbable as a hut circle.
Visited by OS (N K B) 11 June 1981.
- --- Text/Report: 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. . 94, No. 275.
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: Name Book (County). Object Name Books of the Ordnance Survey. Book No. 23, 19.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 7660 9684 (100m by 100m) (Buffered by site type)|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/14768 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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