MHG2560 - Broch, Green Hill


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

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Green Hill (NAT) Broch (NR) (remains of) OS 1:10,000 map, (1977)

A green mound, about 8ft high, covering the ruins of a broch, the outer wall of which is exposed in places, showing an overall diameter of about 64ft. The existence of outbuildings is suggested by surface indications on the slope W of the base of the mound.
RCAHMS 1911.

A much mutilated broch as described above. No surveyable remains of outbuildings.
Resurveyed at 1:2500. Visited by OS (A A) 5 May 1967.

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, 51-2, No. 191 (Text/Report). SHG2664.

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Grid reference Centred ND 2663 3986 (70m by 70m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet ND23NE
Civil Parish LATHERON
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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