MHG45648 - Hut circle - Allt Na Peighinn


A Hut circle at Allt Na Peighinn.

Type and Period (1)

  • HUT CIRCLE (Neolithic to Late Iron Age - 4000 BC? to 560 AD?)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

A Hut circle at Allt Na Peighinn.

Lying in a very exposed position high above the W bank of the Allt na Peighinn and overlooking an area of rig cultivation on the E bank of the burn are the ruinous remains of two structures (see MHG6265 for 1.) being:-
2. (NG 6239 1684). The second structure lies 18m to the N and is of circular construction. It measures 9.5m in diameter over walls 1.4m thick. This structure is much more ruinous than (1) and may be considerably older.
A short length of turf dyke lies 20m to the E.
Visited by IJ, CS and GH, 3 April 1990.

GIS spatial data amended in 2019 accrording to location as seen on 1999-2001 vertical APs.<1>

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Grid reference Centred NG 6239 1684 (16m by 16m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG61NW
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish STRATH

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