MHG53569 - Hut circle, The Ord

Summary

Hut circle at The Ord, on the edge of a shelf on the lower E facing slopes.

Type and Period (1)

  • HUT CIRCLE (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)

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A hut circle, further to the E than MHG33748, was identified during topographic survey undertaken in Spring 2010. It is located on the edge of a shelf on the lower E facing slopes of The Ord. It measures 8m by 10m internally and is defined by stony banks spread to 2.5m wide and 0.4m high. The entrance is outlined by a 1.5m wide gap to the SE. The hut circle is partly covered in bracken. <1>

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Location

Grid reference Centred NC 5781 0539 (77m by 77m) (Surveyed)
Map sheet NC50NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish LAIRG

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