MHG53179 - Circular revetted platform, Loch Croispol South
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Type and Period (1)
- STRUCTURE (Neolithic to Late Iron Age - 4000 BC? to 560 AD?)
- None recorded
An ephemeral circular platform with a diameter of c 8.7 m. Some stone is notable along the perimeter but wall lines are not distinguishable. Interior ground is flush with perimeter. Platform is raised c 0.7 m above surrounding ground level on N, but blends into surrounding ground level on S. Some stone visible in fabric on N where sheep have removed turf cover. A short length of walling extends for 2.5 m from the feature on the SE.
A circular revetted platform, probably the hut circle marked on the O.S. map. This is probably a hut circle (as depicted on OS map). Looks more like a circular revetted platform. See NMRS NC36NE 2.
On low-lying, bracken and grass covered ground near base of sloping ground, above north-west shore of Loch Croispol.
Recommendations: Control bracken and sheep. <1><2>
- <1> Dataset/Database File: Glasgow University Archaeological Research Division (GUARD). 2003. Site gazetteer: Loch Borralie, Kyle of Durness. Site 117.
- <2> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Lelong, O and MacGregor, G. 2003. Loch Borralie, Kyle of Durness: Project 950. Glasgow University Archaeological Research Division (GUARD). Digital. Site 117.
|Grid reference||NC 3877 6785 (point) (Approximate)|
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