MHG13583 - Hut circles - Buoldhu


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Type and Period (1)

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

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Two possible hut circles. Occasional upright stones showing, but shape mainly shown in the mound form.
G.U. Survey: 1986: DB19/6

The hut circles were visited and recorded during a walkover survey by S Farrell in 2009 advance of proposals for an area of proposed new forestry. The hut circle at ND 14890 34914 measured c. 10.5m in diameter wuth a slight bank visible to W, N and E. Only 2 stones were visible in the E bank and there was no sign of an entrance. The hut circle at ND 14837 34906 measured 10m in diameter with a bank 1m wide at E, N and S. A few upright stones were visible and there was no sign of entrance. Both hut circles lay in an area of grazing. <1>

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Grid reference Centred ND 1486 3492 (76m by 33m)
Map sheet ND13SW
Civil Parish LATHERON
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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