MHG1752 - Possible Broch, The Tullochs


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Type and Period (1)

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

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'The Tullochs', a mound and structures, one of which may be a broch.
The mound, 14 by 20m, is generally amorphous, with very large stones visible, may be the remains of a broch. Traces of masonry on the upper surface could indicate a later structure.
To the N and W are two rectangular structures, 14 by 7m and 30 by 9m, represented by grass-covered ridges; and an enclosure 48 by 48m with a grass-covered wall.
C E Batey 1982.

ND23 6 LYBSTER ('The Tullochs')
ND/2529 3597
Possible broch in Latheron, Caithness, consisting of an amorphous mound 14 x 20m with very large stones visible which might be the remains of a broch.
Sources: 1. NMRS site no. ND 23 NE 16: 2. Batey (ms) 1982, no. 239. <1>

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Grid reference Centred ND 2529 3596 (70m by 70m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND23NE
Civil Parish LATHERON
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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