MHG12771 - Loch Cracail Mor

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Type and Period (1)

  • HUT CIRCLE (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NC60SW 2 6307 0224 and 6313 0230.

At NC 6307 0224 ('A') is a mutilated hut circle about 12m in overall diameter, with facing stones indicating a wall thickness of 1.5m. The E arc has been destroyed. No entrance is evident. The interior is partly obscured by heaps of stones, and ruinous sheiling bothies.
At NC 6313 0230 ('B') is another overgrown oval hut measuring about 13.5m NNE-SSW by about 10m between wall centres. No entrance is visible.
Surveyed at 1/10,000. Visited by OS (J B) 25 June 1975.

The hut circles are as described above except that entrance to hut 'A' is evident in SSE. The W side of entrance appears to be splayed.
Visited by OS (J B) 6 October 1980.


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, 165, No. 478 (Text/Report). SHG2657.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NC 6310 0227 (81m by 86m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC60SW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish ROGART

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