MHG3498 - Hut circle, Allt Mor, Essich

Summary

A well-preserved hut circle.

Type and Period (1)

  • HUT CIRCLE (Late Bronze Age to Late Iron Age - 1250 BC to 560 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NH63NE 30 6511 3876.

At NH 6511 3876, on a rise, is a circular stone-walled hut measuring c. 11.0m in diameter between the centres of a wall spread to c. 3.0m all round. The entrance, in the E, is mutilated. No trace of associated cultivation.
Visited by OS (R L) 12 January 1970

Surveyed at 1/2500.
Visited by OS (A A) 23 November 1971.

This site was visited by a member of HCAU staff in August 2009 and found to be as described. <1>

This site can be seen on an oblique aerial photograph taken by Jim Bone in 1997. <2>


<1> Tilbury, S, Comment by Sylvina Tilbury, HER Officer, 19/08/2009 (Verbal Communication). SHG23297.


<1> Tilbury, S, 2009-11, Photographs by Sylvina Tilbury, HER Officer (Image/Photograph(s)). SHG24247.


<2> Bone, J, Aerial photographs of various sites submitted by Jim Bone, 97/4/8 (Image/Photograph(s)/Aerial Photograph/Oblique). SHG24076.


<2> Tilbury, S, 2009-11, Photographs by Sylvina Tilbury, HER Officer, 19/08/2009 (Image/Photograph(s)). SHG24247.

Sources/Archives (4)

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NH 6513 3875 (12m by 12m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH63NE
Civil Parish INVERNESS AND BONA
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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