MHG53176 - Hut circle, Loch Borralie South

Summary

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Type and Period (1)

  • HUT CIRCLE (Late Bronze Age to Late Iron Age - 1250 BC to 560 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

This is an oval turf-covered bank with some stone protruding. Measures 11 m ENE/WSW x 10 m externally. No obvious internal features. The bank is almost invisible for 4 m in E arc but it is not known whether this is through damage or an original entrance. Several very large boulders in the vicinity. There is a second hut circle 5 m to NE of this (site 30).
Hut circle as marked on O.S. map. See NMRS NC36NE 25B.
On edge of plateau under grass and bracken overlooking Loch Borralie to the E.
Recommendations: Monitor effects of sheep grazing and control bracken. <1><2>

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Map

Location

Grid reference NC 3777 6659 (point) (Approximate)
Map sheet NC36NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish DURNESS

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Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

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