MHG2389 - Greenhill Broch

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Type and Period (1)

  • 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.


George Watson, Caithness Chapel Sites (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG3470.


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, 52, No. 195 (Text/Report). SHG2664.

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Location

Grid reference Centred ND 2945 3731 (70m by 70m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet ND23NE
Civil Parish LATHERON
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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