MHG1251 - Broch, Upper Latheron

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  • BROCH (Iron Age - 550 BC to 560 AD)

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Rescheduled to include a larger area
31/10/00
JW 28/11/00
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ND13SE 8 1824 3186.
Broch (NR) (remains of) OS 1:10,000 map, (1979)

The remains of broch, probably about 57ft diameter and 7ft high, on top of a rock, overgrown with grass. A small portion of wall is exposed on NE and remains of outbuildings are visible along the rock to E. RCAHMS 1911.

The heavily mutilated remains of a broch, 17m diameter, as described by RCAHMS.
Resurveyed at 1:2500. Visited by OS (N K B) 25 March 1968.

The remains of a broch, as described by the previous authorities; the portion of wall in NE is outside face exposed to four courses. There are obscure traces of adjacent structures on NW and SE sides of broch. Visited by OS (JM) 13 October 1982.


RCAHMS, 1911, The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments and Constructions of Scotland. Third report and inventory of monuments and constructions in the county of Caithness, 59, No. 217 (Text/Report). SHG2664.

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Location

Grid reference Centred ND 1823 3186 (70m by 70m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet ND13SE
Civil Parish LATHERON
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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