MHG33750 - 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

Noted. <1>

Noted. <2>

Topographically surveyed in Spring 2010. The hut is situated on a small rise and measures 7m in internal diameter. It is covered in deep heather. The E half of the wall survives continuously, spread to 3m wide and 0.3m high. Some stones on the W side indicate the course of the wall here. The entrance is not clearly visible. <2>


<1> Wickham Jones C, The Ord, Lairg A Journey Back in Time (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG3520.


<2> Wickham Jones C; Harden J, 2000, The Ord, Lairg: Archaeological Trail (Text/Publication/Leaflet). SHG2934.


<3> Dalland, M, 05/2010, A Topographic Archaeological Survey of the Ord Prehistoric Landscape: Lairg, North Highland, Site HA3.1 (Text/Report/Fieldwork Report). SHG24798.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NC 5777 0597 (100m by 100m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC50NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish LAIRG

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