MHG3577 - Tordarroch
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Type and Period (1)
- QUARRY (Undated)
- None recorded
NH63SE 30 6802 3381.
At NH 6802 3381 (Information from Major Shaw) crowning the levelled top of a natural knoll is a denuded circular stone-walled hut measuring c. 16.0m between the centres of a wall spread to c. 3.0m. The mutilated entrance is in the E.
There is no definite trace of contemporary cultivation in the area, a cultivated field. In woodland to the W are traces of walls and about 30.0m SW is a denuded sub-circular enclosure c. 10.0m in diameter between the centres of a wall 1.0m wide, which are probably of later date.
Hut surveyed at 1/2500.
Visited by OS (A A) 10 Feburary 1971.
The top of this knoll appears to have been quarried, leaving a rim which bears some resemblance to a bank, but is probably natural. The enclosure to the SW is noted under NH63SE 86.
Visited by RCAHMS (SDB) 5 November 1992.
- --- Image/Photograph(s): Hut Circle and Ring Cairn.. Colour Slide; Digital Image. .
- --- Text/Report: RCAHMS. 1994. The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. Upper Strathnairn, Inverness: an archaeological survey: summary report. .
- --- Image/Photograph(s)/Aerial Photograph: B/W Negative. .
|Grid reference||Centred NH 6801 3381 (30m by 30m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Civil Parish||DAVIOT AND DUNLICHITY|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/13212 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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