MHG3249 - Cradlehall

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Type and Period (1)

  • HUT CIRCLE (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NH74SW 12 7056 4410.

There are traces of hut circles a short distance above Castlehill (NH 696 443)
ISSFC 1893.

A pair of hut circles exist among the beeches a few yards off the road on the slope above Cradlehall (NH 70 44). One is in good preservation; the other is partially broken up.
ISSFC 1885

These two hut circles are marked at approximately NH 7056 4410 on Fraser's (Mackay 1911) map. A housing estate now occupies the site. Visited by OS (A A) 6 May 1970; W Mackay 1911.


ISSFC, 1885, 'Excursions to Strathnairn', Trans Inverness Sci Soc Fld Club Vol. 1 1875-80, p.27-36, 30 (Text/Publication/Article). SHG779.


ISSFC, 1893, 'Excursion to Strathnairn', Trans Inverness Sci Soc Fld Club Vol. 3 1883-8, p.25-9, 26 (Text/Publication/Article). SHG776.


Mackay, W, 1911, Life in Inverness in the Sixteenth Century, map (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG2459.


RCAHMS, 1979, The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. The archaeological sites and monuments of North-east Inverness, Inverness District, Highland Region, 19, No. 119 (Text/Report). SHG2673.

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NH 7056 4410 (100m by 100m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH74SW
Civil Parish INVERNESS AND BONA
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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