MHG12616 - Broch, Dallcharn
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Type and Period (1)
- BROCH (Iron Age - 550 BC to 560 AD)
- None recorded
NC65NW 5 6210 5875.
NC 6210 5875. A mutilated, turf-covered mound of stone, almost certainly the remains of the broch noted by Horsburgh as existing at Dalchairn, lies on the E bank of the Alltan na Creige in a pasture field. It measures about 20.0m in diameter with a maximum height of 2.0m. Although no facing-stones are evident, the situation and content of the mound are broch-like.
J Horsburgh 1870; Visited by OS (J L D) 21 April 1960.
The remains of a broch as described.
Surveyed at 1:2500. Visited by OS (R L) 1 July 1971.
No change to the previous field reports.
Revised at 1:10,000. Visited by OS (J B) 8 September 1978.
Horsburgh, J, 1870, 'Notes of cromlechs, duns, hut-circles, chambered cairns, and other remains, in the County of Sutherland', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol. 7, 1866-8, pp 271-9, 275 (Text/Publication/Article). SHG1182.
|Grid reference||Centred NC 6209 5875 (70m by 70m) (Buffered by site type)|
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- https://canmore.org.uk/site/5760 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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