MHG33749 - 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

A hut circle, covered by deep heather is situated on the lower SW facing slopes of The Ord. Internally it measures 7m by 9.5m with the entrance in SE. The wall is generally spread to 2m wide and 0.4m high but widening at the entrance. <1>

This seems to be the first hut circle referred to in the description for MHG9470, the better preserved of two huts noted in deep heather at this location. <2>


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 HA8.1 (Text/Report/Fieldwork Report). SHG24798.


<2> Carey, G, 2010-2011, Comment by Giles Carey, HER Officer (Verbal Communication). SHG24799.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NC 5709 0545 (100m by 100m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC50NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish LAIRG

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