MHG45066 - Double Stone Circle, Cnoc an Liath-Bhaid

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NC71SW 1 7280 1016.

(NC 7280 1016) Stone Circle (NR) OS 6" map, (1968)

This stone circle, a little more than 1/2 mile ENE of shepherd's house at Braegrudie, has had a double ring of stones - an outer, 28ft in diameter and an inner, 22ft in diameter. Of the outer circle, two stones remain uprisht in position, one merely protrudes above ground and two lie prostrate. Of the inner circle there appear to be five stones in situ and one prostrate. They appear to have been set with their broad faces in line of circumference. Slightly N of the centre of the circle are signs of a low cairn which seems to have been excavated. There are numerous small mounds for nearly 1/4 mile north- wards along haunch of the hill.
RCAHMS 1911, visited 1909.

The remains of this stone circle are as described and planned by the RCAHMS. The small mounds in the area appear to be the usual field clearance heaps.
Visited by OS (W D J) 14 April 1964.

The remains of a stone circle, as described and planned by the RCAHMS, situated on a natural terrace within a field system (NC71SW 2).
Revised at 1:10,000. Visited by OS (N K B) 10 June 1981.


RCAHMS, 1911, The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments and Constructions of Scotland. Second report and inventory of monuments and constructions in the county of Sutherland, 181, No. 518; plan, illust (Text/Report). SHG2657.


Myatt, L J, 1977, 'Survey of a stone setting at Cnoc an Liath-Bhaid Strath Brora', Caithness Fld Club Bulletin Vol. 2 Oct 1977, p.71, 71 (Text/Publication/Article). SHG1571.

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Grid reference Centred NC 7280 1015 (14m by 14m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC71SW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish ROGART

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