MHG11963 - Cnoc Neill

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Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NC50NE 1 5992 0966.
Hut Circle (NR) OS 1:10,000 map, (1970)

A well-preserved hut circle measuring 32ft by 33ft within a bank about 6ft thick and 2ft high largely overgrown with heather and with an entrance in the SE.
RCAHMS 1911, visited 1909.

The circle has a diameter of 12m and is now considerably mutilated by forestry ploughing.
Visited by OS (W D J) 21 June 1963.

This hut circle still survives, but it is severely mutilated by forestry ploughing and planting, and details are no longer discernible. No trace of associated cultivation can be seen.
Revised at 1:10 000. Visited by OS (N K B) 12 August 1976.

New information about this site was gathered during a walkover survey that took place between November 2010 and January 2011. Please see the linked report for full details. <2>


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, 150, No. 433 (Text/Report). SHG2657.


<1> Peteranna, M, 02/2011, Archaeological survey of Dalchork Forest, Lairg, Sutherland: Archaeological Walkover Survey, Site 3 (Collection/Project Archive). SHG25614.


<2> Peteranna, M, 02/2011, Archaeological survey of Dalchork Forest, Lairg, Sutherland: Archaeological Walkover Survey, Site 3 (Text/Report/Fieldwork Report). SHG25613.

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NC 5992 0966 (16m by 16m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC50NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish LAIRG

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