MHG33736 - 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 1st ed OS - HAW 8/2004

Noted during topographic survey in Spring 2010. A hut circle is situated on a prominent knoll some 120m to the SE of The Ord summit. It measures 11m by 13m internally and is defined by stony banks spread to 2.5m wide and up to 0.6m high. The entrance is in the SE quadrant marked by one of three gaps in the wall in this region. The structure is largely covered in heather. <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 HA10.6 (Text/Report/Fieldwork Report). SHG24798.

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Grid reference Centred NC 5750 0552 (17m by 21m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC50NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish LAIRG

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