MHG53183 - 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)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Possible subcircular feature, overlain by sheepfold 120 and only surviving as arc of bank- 5.8 m E/W x 12 m externally, with bank 1.7 m wide and up to 0.6 m high. Quite substantial, turfed over but some stone evident in fabric.
Could be hut circle, partly destroyed by sheepfold construction. See NMRS NC36NE 2.
On fairly level ground under thick turf and sparse bracken. E-facing over Loch Croispol.
Recommendations: Control bracken. <1><2>

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Grid reference NC 3877 6785 (point)
Map sheet NC36NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish DURNESS

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