MHG56016 - Hut Circle - Braehour, Halkirk


A hut circle noted by RoCAS during a DBA and walkover survey in 2012 on behalf of the Forestry Commission Scotland.

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 was noted during a DBA and walkover survey by RoCAS in 2012 on behalf of Forestry Commission Scotland. It was located on a low, prominent knoll under grasses, rushes and moss. The low circular structure measured 11.5m east to west by 11m across with banks spread 1.5-1.8m wide and up to 0.3m high. There was no visible entrance. <1>

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Grid reference Centred ND 0973 5235 (10m by 8m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND05SE
Civil Parish HALKIRK
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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