MHG12071 - Druim Baile Fuir

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Type and Period (1)

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

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Scheduled Ancient Monument Management Plan, 1st April 2003 to 31st March 2008. HS, 11/03/03. See assoc. docs. File.
J Aitken : 25/03/03
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NC50SE 16 561 029.

(Centred NC 561 029) A hut circle with its entrance from the SW lies about 100 yards E of the cairn (NC50SE 18). The inner line of the wall is marked by pointed stones (the highest about 2ft high) projecting at irregular intervals. The enclosure is circular with a diameter of 26ft. The width of the entrance is not ascertainable.
RCAHMS 1911, visited 1909.

This hut circle was not located in an area, ploughed and re-afforested. Visited by OS (R D L) 28 June 1963.

No change to previous field report.
Visited by OS (J M) 31 August 1976.

Re-scheduled by Historic Scotland, 10/03/02.
See assoc. docs. File for SMR NC50SE0012.
J Aitken : 23/05/02.


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. 411 (Text/Report). SHG2657.


Forestry Commission & Historic Scotland, 2008, Druim Baile Fiur, Stone Circle, Cairns and Hut Circles 1200 m NW of Achany (Text/Report/Management Plan). SHG23379.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NC 5610 0290 (100m by 100m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC50SE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish LAIRG

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