MHG54601 - Hut circle - Lon Bho Lainn, Skye


A hut circle at Lon Bho Lainn, Skye.

Type and Period (1)

  • HUT CIRCLE (Neolithic to Late Iron Age - 4000 BC? to 560 AD?)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

A hut circle at Lon Bho Lainn, Skye.

At NG 44859 50858 and 140m OD, in improved pasture, 55m E of the Lon Bho-Lainn stream, on the N facing slopes of Glen Haultin are the partial footings of a hut circle. Edge-set stones mark a wall 8m in diameter and 1m thick. A mound of stones 1m high in the NW quadrant of the structure may be later re-working of the site. The structure is degraded and overgrown with grass, rushes and bracken. Information from Billy MacRae, August 2010. <1>

GIS spatial data amended in 2019 according to location as seen on 2009 vertical APs. <2>

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Grid reference Centred NG 4485 5087 (14m by 14m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG45SW
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish SNIZORT

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