MHG33730 - Hut circle, The Ord

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Type and Period (1)

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

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Hut circle marked on modern OS - HAW 8/2004

Noted during topographic survey in Spring 2010. Hut circle covered by deep heather is located on the upper N facing slopes of The Ord. It measures 11m by 12.5m internally and is defined by low walls spread to 2m wide and 0.3m high. A 1.2m wide gap to the SE indicates the location of the entrance.<1>


Wickham Jones C, The Ord, Lairg A Journey Back in Time (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG3520.


Wickham Jones C; Harden J, 2000, The Ord, Lairg: Archaeological Trail (Text/Publication/Leaflet). SHG2934.


<1> Dalland, M, 05/2010, A Topographic Archaeological Survey of the Ord Prehistoric Landscape: Lairg, North Highland, Site HA5.8 (Text/Report/Fieldwork Report). SHG24798.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NC 5734 0573 (21m by 21m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC50NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish LAIRG

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