MHG33740 - 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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Visible on AP. Highland Council 2004. Lairg No 9 - HAW 8/2004

Hut circle marked on modern OS - HAW 8/2004

Recorded during topographic survey undertaken in Spring 2010. A possible hut circle measuring 10.5m E to W by 7m defined by stony wall spread to 2m wide and up to 0.5m high. Several upright stones are visible along the outer W wall. The entrance is to the S leading out to a sub-rectangular platform 4m by 8m confined to the W by a short wall. <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 HA11.3 (Text/Report/Fieldwork Report). SHG24798.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NC 5754 0541 (100m by 100m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC50NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish LAIRG

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