MHG13105 - Ledbeg


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Type and Period (3)

  • RECTILINEAR ENCLOSURE (Iron Age - 550 BC to 560 AD)
  • (Alternate Type) BROCH (Iron Age - 550 BC to 560 AD)
  • MOUND (Undated)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NC21SW 20 2466 1344

?Broch. Diameter: 50m. Mound with walling. Grass cover. In association with rectangular (70m x 60m) enclosure. Elevation: 152m. (500') OD. <1>

NC 2466 1344: Mound, grass-covered, 50m in diameter surrounded by wall; associated with a rectangular enclosure? Abandoned early modern land use.
OSFI: NKB: 1.9.80

What may be a field-system comprising two incomplete, conjoined enclosures is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Sutherland 1878, sheet lxxxii). Some lengths of wall are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10,560 map (1967).
Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 19 September 1995

This record and MHG13105, in very close proximity and both with the same reference to Mercer, are possibly referring to the same mound. GW 10/08/20

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Grid reference Centred NC 2466 1344 (60m by 60m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC21SW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish ASSYNT

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