MHG31879 - Grouse butt - Cnoc a' Ghrianain


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Type and Period (1)

  • GROUSE BUTT (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Grouse Butt.
Only a 0.4m outer thickness of the peat turf walls, surviving to 0.1m high, remain on this disused and severely degraded, 4m diameter grouse butt. It resembles a volcanic caldera, as the erosion of the peat walls has occurred from the inside, leaving a soft, bare peat ring where the former inner area of wall once was. The central area is mossy and grass-covered and the former entrance opens to 294 degrees. A single stone is visible in the wall construction marking the S entrance post. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NC 8357 1204 (10m by 10m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC81SW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish CLYNE

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