MHG55350 - Hut circle, Little Rogart (2 of 4)

Summary

One of four possible hut circles within the area of the later township.

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

This possible hut circle (ROG95 878) was recorded by RCAHMS during their survey of the Rogart area in 1995. It has been partly destroyed by later township activity and survives as an incomplete arc of stone. It measures 5.6m in diameter with turf-faced banks standing to a height of 0.3m and spread to 1.6m. The south eastern arc is cut by later rig. The facings of the bank are visible on the exterior. <1><2>


<1> RCAHMS, Canmore, online database of the Royal Commission for the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS), 124412 (Interactive Resource/Online Database). SHG23282.


<2> RCAHMS, 1995, RCAHMS Draft Rogart Points and Lines, ROG95 878 (Dataset/Geospatial Data). SHG25552.

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NC 7321 0342 (9m by 10m)
Map sheet NC70SW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish ROGART

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