MHG2401 - Broch, Lingland
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Type and Period (1)
- BROCH (Iron Age - 550 BC to 560 AD)
- None recorded
Broch (NR) (remains of) OS 1:10,000 map, (1977)
The site of a 'Tulloch' or 'Pict's House' which has been removed, leaving only a few of the foundation stones.
Name Book 1871.
Little remains of this broch apart from a few large facing stones protruding through the turf on its E and W sides. A short stretch of scarping 1.0m high to the SW indicates the former presence of a berm. The whole site has been mutilated by ploughing and later building, the remains of which are visible immediately to the N and W as vague rectangular foundations.
Surveyed at 1:2500. Visited by OS (A A) 4 May 1967.
ND23 12 UPPER LYBSTER ('Pict’s house')
Site of a possible broch in Latheron, Caithness, recorded as a 'Pict's house' of which only a few foundation stones remain. There are suggestions of a berm on the south-west.
Source: 1. NMRS site no. ND 23 NE 7. <1>
- --- SHG3390 Text/Publication/Volume: Name Book (County). Object Name Books of the Ordnance Survey. Book No. 6, 191.
- <1> SHG26111 Text/Publication/Monograph: Mackie, E.. 2007. The Roundhouses, Brochs and Wheelhouses of Atlantic Scotland c.700 BC - AD 500: Architecture and material culture Part 2 (I & II) The Northern and Southern Mainland and the Western Islands. BAR British Series. 444. Paperback. ND23 12 UPPER LYBSTER.
|Grid reference||Centred ND 2724 3810 (70m by 70m) (Buffered by site type)|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/8605 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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