MHG53714 - Structures, Rientraid

Summary

Conjoined structures of unknown date and usage.

Type and Period (1)

  • STRUCTURE (Undated)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Visited by the Assynt's Hidden Lives project in December 2009. Conjoined structures. To the W 5m by 3m internally, rectangular but with rounded corners and doorway in w end of N wall and to the E an extension 4.5 by 2.8m with doorway in centre of N wall. Walls of stone and turf standing to between 1 & 1.5m with bracken growing over. No obvious signs of drains.
Dyke continues S/SSE crossing a tributary burn which comes in from SSW. Main burn flows from the E and turns right angle just S of structures. Another dyke runs E-W along N side of main burn below structures. <1>


<1> Cavers, G & Hudson, G, 05/2010, Assynt's Hidden Lives: An archaeological survey of the the parish, 177, p.151 (Text/Report/Fieldwork Report). SHG24882.

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Map

Location

Grid reference NC 1998 3287 (point) (GPS derived)
Map sheet NC13SE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish ASSYNT

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