MHG53180 - Possible hut circle, Loch Croispol South
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Type and Period (1)
- HUT CIRCLE? (Late Bronze Age to Late Iron Age - 1250 BC to 560 AD)
- None recorded
Oval structure, defined by substantial turfed-over bank with stones evident in fabric, suggesting double skin construction. Measures 12.5 m NNE/SSW x 10 within bank c 1.5 m thick and under 0.5 m high. Interior is flat and apparently featureless, except for raised area in centre, c 1 m E/W x 1.5 m. Gap in bank at S end is probable entrance. Bank is highest at N end.
Possible hut circle, one that diverges from a strict definition of the term. See NMRS NC36NE 2.
On fairly level ground under thick turf and sparse bracken. E-facing over Loch Croispol.
Recommendations: Control bracken. <1><2>
- <1> Dataset/Database File: Glasgow University Archaeological Research Division (GUARD). 2003. Site gazetteer: Loch Borralie, Kyle of Durness. Site 118.
- <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 118.
|Grid reference||NC 3881 6781 (point) (Approximate)|
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