MHG3498 - Hut circle - Allt Mor, Essich


A well-preserved hut circle at Allt Mor, Essich.

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A well-preserved hut circle at Allt Mor, Essich.

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> <2>

This site can be seen on an oblique aerial photograph taken by Jim Bone in 1997. <3>

GIS spatial data amended in 2023 according to location of feature as seen on 2009 vertical APs. <4>

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Grid reference Centred NH 6513 3876 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH63NE
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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