MHG53841 - Hut circle, Cladh Maireannach


Hut circle recorded during walkover survey.

Type and Period (1)

  • HUT CIRCLE (Early Bronze Age to Late Iron Age - 2400 BC to 560 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Centre of 7m internal diameter remains of a hut circle (Plate 14), set in the grassy sheep park of Cladh Maireannach, which gently slopes down to the N bank of the River Brora. It has a Pre-clearance aged 1m diameter clearance cairn in its interior, as well as much jumbled, rounded granite boulders, which are also probably field clearance. Its grass-covered stone walls are spread to up to 2m thick and stand 0.5m high. There is a possible entrance to 096 degrees. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NC 7820 0972 (10m by 11m)
Map sheet NC70NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND

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