MHG33748 - 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

Recorded during topographic survey in Spring 2010. The hut circle is located on the edge of an E facing shelf on the E side of The Ord. It measures 9.5m by 11m internally and is defined by low stony banks spread to 2.2m wide and 0.2m high. The entrance is outlined by a 1.5m wide gap to the S. The hut circle lies in an area of improved pasture. <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 HA14.1 (Text/Report/Fieldwork Report). SHG24798.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NC 5772 0534 (100m by 100m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC50NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish LAIRG

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