MHG12579 - Cnoc an T-Socaich

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Type and Period (1)

  • HUT CIRCLE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NC70NE 27 77 09.

On the S side of the River Brora and above the left bank of the Allt on Tuirc is a group of hut circles and small mounds.
About 1/2 mile S of the River Brora, and 150 to 200ft above the burn (Area NC 779 090) is a circular enclosure measuring about 8ft 6ins by 9ft internally, within a bank 4ft thick widening to 7ft at the entrance in the S. Some 40 yard W is an indistinct hut and 100 yds NW is another. RCAHMS 1911, visited 1909.

None of the huts described by RCAHMS can be located with certainty, (OS {WDJ}), though the three "150-200ft above the burn" could possibly be 'K', 'L' and 'M' within the settlement NN70NE 18.
NC 779 093 A few clearance heaps, but no huts.
Visited by OS (WDJ) 30 April 1964 and (NKB) 18 August 1975.


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, 178, No. 511 (Text/Report). SHG2657.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NC 7700 0900 (100m by 100m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC70NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish ROGART

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