MHG44123 - Field boundary, Allt Nan Carnan

Summary

A field boundary wall that appears to be contemporary with a hut circle.

Type and Period (1)

  • FIELD BOUNDARY (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A circular stone-walled hut levelled into a S-facing slope and measuring 8m between centres of a wall spread to 1.5m The entrance is in E. What appears to be a contemporary field wall runs to W for 12m from NW arc before abruptly turning S down hill to end by a burn. A similar but less well-preserved wall runs to NE from N side of entrance and terminates on a crag 50m distant. Together with the crag and the stream, these walls enclose an area about 90m E-W by 60m N-S, which is featureless except for a few shielings which occupy SE corner. There is no other trace of contemporary cultivation.
Surveyed at 1/10,000. Visited by OS (J M) 30 May 1974.

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NG 8863 4106 (70m by 106m) (Estimated from sources)
Map sheet NG84SE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish LOCHCARRON

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