MHG31883 - 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.
South-easternmost in the row of 9 disused grouse butts, trending NW in a line over the N spur of Cnoc a’Ghrianain and down its NW flank.

This quite degraded, circular butt is 3.5m in diameter, and is set on Cnoc a’Ghrianain’s NE-sloping heather-covered flank. Its peat turf wall rises to 1m and is 0.5m thick and has a thick covering of long grass and lichen growing richly on it. Its 1m wide entrance opens to 318 degrees. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NC 8374 1192 (10m by 10m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC81SW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish CLYNE

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