MHG33731 - 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 and on 1st ed OS - HAW 8/2004

Noted during topographic survey undertaken in Spring 2010. A hut circle, covered by deep heather is situated on a low platform on the lower NW facing slopes of The Ord. Internally it measures 11.5m by 13,5m with the entrance in SE. The walls are
spread to 1.5m wide and 0.3m high. There is some damage to the walls on the W side. <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 HA5.2 (Text/Report/Fieldwork Report). SHG24798.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NC 5721 0571 (18m by 19m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC50NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish LAIRG

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