MHG1843 - Rumster Broch

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Type and Period (1)

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

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Scheduled Ancient Monument Management Plan, 1st April 2003 to 31st March 2008. HS, 11/03/03. See assoc. docs. File.
J Aitken : 25/03/03
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ND23NW 5 2125 3725.
Broch (NR) (remains of) OS 1:10,000 map, (1976)
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Amended Scheduling Details - Letter received from HS, dated 15/01/03. See assoc. docs. File.
J Aitken : 20/02/03
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A grassy hillock containing the ruins of a broch. The wall-face is exposed in one or two places, and the overall diameter is 52ft, with a maximum height of 9ft.
RCAHMS 1911.

The remains of a broch, generally as described by RCAHMS. SW segment has been mutilated by quarrying and a short single course of heavy stone in SW arc is all that remains of a wall-face.
Resurveyed at 1:2500. Visited by OS (N K B) 12 May 1967.

No change. Visited by OS (J M) 23 March 1983.


RCAHMS, 1911, The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments and Constructions of Scotland. Third report and inventory of monuments and constructions in the county of Caithness, 60, No. 219 (Text/Report). SHG2664.

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred ND 2125 3724 (70m by 70m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet ND23NW
Civil Parish LATHERON
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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