MHG47200 - Midton, Buntait
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Type and Period (2)
- HUT CIRCLE (Neolithic to Late Iron Age - 4000 BC? to 560 AD?)
- FIELD BOUNDARY (Undated)
- None recorded
NMRS Report: (26/04/2004)
NH33SE 39 3935 3057
A hut-circle and a bank are situated in juniper and birch scrub about 700m SSE of Upperton Farm. The hut-circle measures 9.5m in diameter within a stony bank spread to 2.5m in thickness and 0.4m in height. The bank, which also forms a lynchet to the SSW of the hut-circle, runs roughly along the contour from ESE to WNW for a distance of 80m.
Visited by RCAHMS (PJD) 21 October 1997 <1>
The hut circle was visited in February 2012 and marked out with a 10m buffer zone prior to overhead line works. The hut circle has become difficult to identify because of trees growing out of the bank. No evidence was seen of a continuous lynchet, although there are several small grass-covered cairns. Possibly the lynchet has become segmented by animal erosion. <2>
|Grid reference||Centred NH 3934 3057 (20m by 20m)|
|Civil Parish||KILTARLITY AND CONVINTH|
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Investigations/Events (1)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/257371 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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