MHG53181 - Sub circular enclosure, Loch Croispol South
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Type and Period (1)
- SUB CIRCULAR ENCLOSURE? (Early Bronze Age to Late Iron Age - 2400 BC? to 560 AD?)
- None recorded
Turf-covered stony circular bank with external diameter of 14 m. Truncated by later sheepfold (120). The banks survive up to 0.5m high and are spread over 1.3 m wide. Only 8.6 m NE is outwith the sheepfold (120). The S bank can be traced (very ephemeral) within (120). The banks are grassed over with quite a lot of rubble protruding through.
Subcircular enclosure - perhaps a pre-Clearance cattle fold which has been robbed and replaced by 120. See NMRS NC36NE 2.
On bracken- and grass-covered terrace 10 m above Loch Croispol. Overlooks loch to E.
Recommendations: Control bracken. <1><2>
- <1> Dataset/Database File: Glasgow University Archaeological Research Division (GUARD). 2003. Site gazetteer: Loch Borralie, Kyle of Durness. Site 119.
- <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 119.
|Grid reference||NC 3880 6787 (point) (Approximate)|
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