MHG54264 - Hut circle - Cnoc na Moine


A 5m diameter hut circle, revetted into the S side of Cnoc na Moine.

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A hut circle, revetted into the hill-slope measuring c.5m internally, with turf covered stone walls spread to c.1.5m wide. Possible entrance to the SE. Approx 2m NE of this hut circle is another smaller hut circle measuring c.3m internally. Positions recorded by handheld GPS. <1>

There is nothing visible at the GPS coordinates provided in <1> on vertical aerial photographs. However, just to the northeast can be seen the very slight indications of a circular feature. The smaller feature is not visible at all. GIS spatial data amended in 2023 according to the possible location of the feature as seen on 2009 vertical aerial photographs. <2>

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred NH 6005 7255 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH67SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish ALNESS

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