MHG12825 - Broch? West Shinness Lodge


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Type and Period (1)

  • BROCH (Iron Age - 550 BC to 560 AD)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

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

NC/5295 1509
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) [1].
Source: 1. NMRS site no. NC 51 NW 5. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NC 5294 1509 (70m by 70m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC51NW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish LAIRG

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