MHG25098 - Hut circle and field system - Achins


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Type and Period (2)

  • HUT CIRCLE (Neolithic to Late Iron Age - 4000 BC? to 560 AD?)
  • FIELD SYSTEM (Undated)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A hut-circle, five small cairns and stretches of field-wall, situated on a gentle NW-facing slope between the Sandside Burn and unnamed tributaries to the W, were noted during a pre-afforestation survey of the Sandside estate. The hut-circle measures 9m from N to S by 12m internally. There is a line of five small cairns extending about 50m to the E whilst to the SW there are two field-walls. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NC 9583 6344 (100m by 100m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC96SE
Civil Parish REAY
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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