MHG12640 - Dun Creagach

Summary

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Type and Period (3)

  • HUT CIRCLE (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)
  • RIG AND FURROW (Undated)
  • CLEARANCE CAIRN (Undated)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Enclosure (NR) OS 6" map, (1964)

The mutilated remains of a stone-walled hut circle measuring 15m E-W by 14m within a wall 0.7m high and spread to 2.5m. A 6m length of the hut's wall has been destroyed in the ENE. The entrance,in the E,is defined by three slabs on edge; clared stones abut the wall on the outer side of the entrance. One clearance heap was noted, elsewhere the ground is occupied by run-rig.
RCAHMS 1911, visited 1909; Visited by OS (W D J) 11 May 1961 and (J B) 21 March 1977.


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, 65, No. 198 (Text/Report). SHG2657.

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NC 6047 3532 (100m by 100m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC63NW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish FARR

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