MHG56086 - Prehistoric settlement? - Glen Drian, Ardnamurchan

Summary

A possible hut circle noted by WCAS during a 2011 DBA and walkover survey in advance of a bracken control programme. AP revealed another possible hut circle and enclosure.

Type and Period (3)

  • HUT CIRCLE? (Early Bronze Age to Late Iron Age - 2400 BC? to 560 AD?)
  • ENCLOSURE? (Early Bronze Age to Late Iron Age - 2400 BC? to 560 AD?)
  • SETTLEMENT? (Bronze Age - 2400 BC? to 551 BC?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A possible hut circle was noted by WCAS in a 2011 DBA and walkover survey in advance of a bracken control programme. It was located on the flanks of a prominent knoll amidst rig and furrow and described as a subcircular setting of boulders. It measured 7m in diameter over walls spread to 1.5m with 2 upright orthostats. There was no visible entrance. <1>

There may be another possible hut circle visible on AP 10-15m to the west-southwest and associated enclosure immediately to the north of these. The polygon data includes these. S Salem 31/10/13

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NM 4696 6890 (41m by 35m)
Map sheet NM46NE
Civil Parish ARDNAMURCHAN
Geographical Area LOCHABER

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