MHG55982 - Enclosure? - Braehour, Halkirk


An enclosure noted by RoCAS during a DBA and walkover survey in 2012 on behalf of the Forestry Commission Scotland.

Type and Period (2)

  • BANK (EARTHWORK) (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • ENCLOSURE? (Neolithic to Late Iron Age - 4000 BC? to 560 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A bank that possibly formed a small prehistoric enclosure was noted during a DBA and walkover survey by RoCAS in 2012 on behalf of Forestry Commission Scotland. It was located in a ride under grass, rushes and moss and was a turf covered stone bank. It was found to be very degraded and measured 1m northeast to southwest by 14m and stood up to 0.4m high with banks spread 2-2.5m wide. <1>

Sources/Archives (1)



Grid reference Centred ND 1059 5219 (36m by 36m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND15SW
Civil Parish HALKIRK
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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