MHG41341 - Glac Bhan

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Type and Period (1)

  • CLEARANCE CAIRN (Undated)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Centred at NH 540637 and set on a N-facing slope approx 25m above River Sgitheach is a settlement of three hut circles ('A' - 'C'), all obscured by peat and heather.
Hut 'A' is 10.5m E-W by 9m within a slight wall of indeterminate width. The entrance is in the E. 'B' and 'C' are circular and measure 8m and 8.5 m in diameter respectively within walls of 2.5 m average spread. The entrances, although not evident, were probably in the E sides.
With the exception of one or two possible clearance heaps there is no trace of contemporary agriculture in the area, although the ground is of a fairly stone-free nature.
Surveyed at 1:10 000. Visited by OS (J B) 16 November 1976

A group of 3 hut circles. RCAHMS 1979, visited September 1978


RCAHMS, 1979, The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. The archaeological sites and monuments of Easter Ross, Ross and Cromarty District, Highland Region, 21, No. 174 (Text/Report). SHG2670.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NH 5399 6372 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH56SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish DINGWALL

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