MHG12825 - Broch? West Shinness Lodge
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Type and Period (1)
- BROCH (Iron Age - 550 BC to 560 AD)
- None recorded
NC51NW 5 5295 1509.
(NC 5295 1509) Pictish Tower (NR) (Site of)
OS 6" map, Sutherlandshire, 1st ed., (1873)
Brough (NR) (Site of)
OS 6" map, Sutherlandshire, 2nd ed., (1908)
A heap of loose stones, allegedly the remains of a 'Pict's Tower'.
Name Book 1873
A natural knoll, probably mistaken for the broch NC51NW 1, and/or erroneously plotted at this spot.
Visited by OS (WDJ) 26 April 1961
NC51 4 WEST SHINESS LODGE
A natural knoll, marked as the site of a “Pictish tower” on the first OS 6-inch map of Sutherland but which was probably mistaken for site no. NC51 3 above (see MHG12186) .
Source: 1. NMRS site no. NC 51 NW 5. <1>
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: Name Book (County). Object Name Books of the Ordnance Survey. Book No. 31, 7.
- <1> Text/Publication/Monograph: Mackie, E.. 2007. The Roundhouses, Brochs and Wheelhouses of Atlantic Scotland c.700 BC - AD 500: Architecture and material culture Part 2 (I & II) The Northern and Southern Mainland and the Western Islands. BAR British Series. 444. Paperback. NC51 4 WEST SHINESS LODGE.
|Grid reference||Centred NC 5294 1509 (70m by 70m) (Buffered by site type)|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/5195 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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