MHG12553 - Broch, Cnoc an Tighe


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Type and Period (1)

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

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NC66SW 1 615 610.

A 'Pictish Tower' occurs on the road to Scullamy (ie between NC 6223 5938 and NC 6158 6100). J Horsburgh 1870.

This possible broch was not located during field investigation.
No further information Visited by OS (J L D) 22 April 1960.

"Cnoc an Tighe" - Hillock of the House (NC 617 609) may be of significance.
Visited by OS (A A) 13 July 1971.

Possible broch in Tongue describedin the mid 19th century as a “Pictish tower” on the road to Scullamy [2]. The site was not located during later field investigations [1].
Sources: 1. NMRS site no. NC 66 SW 1: 2. Horsburgh 1868, 275. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NC 6150 6100 (70m by 70m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC66SW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish TONGUE

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