MHG2260 - Possible Broch, Links of Dunnet
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Type and Period (2)
- (Alternate Type) BROCH? (Iron Age - 550 BC to 560 AD)
- MOUND (Undated)
- None recorded
Picts House (remains of) marked on 1st ed OS, large simple circular feature - HAW 8/2003
Mound (NR) OS 6" map, (1960)
A 'Pictish house or brough' situated on a small hillock. It has never been opened, but seems to have fallen in. (Not recorded by RCAHMS.) Name Book 1873.
A sub-circular hollow c13m in diameter in grass- covered sand and now afforested. There is no trace of stonework and there is nothing to suggest that it is artificial.
Visited by OS (I S S) 9 March 1972.
Mound. Diameter 20m, height 1.5m. (Wrongly positioned on distribution map.)
R J Mercer 1980.
No change. Visited by OS (J M) 21 April 1982.
- --- Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Mercer, R. J. & Howell, J.M.. 1980. Archaeological field survey in northern Scotland, 1976-1979. University of Edinburgh. 30/01/1980. Paper and Digital. 167, No. 655.
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: Name Book (County). Object Name Books of the Ordnance Survey. Book No. 3, 94.
|Grid reference||Centred ND 2249 6999 (70m by 70m) (Buffered by site type)|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/8886 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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