MHG2389 - Greenhill Broch


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

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Broch (NR) (site of) OS 1:10,000 map, (1977)

A grass-covered hillock, 15ft high and about 110ft in overall diameter, containing the remains of a broch. No building is visible, and part of the broch, near the top, seems to have been removed.
RCAHMS 1911.

This is now a severely mutilated mound, with no identifiable features. Visited by OS (A A) 5 May 1967.

ND23 7 MID CLYTH ND/2945 3732
Possible broch in Latheron, Caithness, consisting of a grass-grown hillock 4.6m (15ft) high and about 33.6m (110ft) in overall diameter. No part of the structure is visible.
Sources: 1. NMRS site no. ND 23 NE 1: 2. RCAHMS 1911b, 52, no. 195. <1>

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Grid reference Centred ND 2945 3731 (70m by 70m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND23NE
Civil Parish LATHERON
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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