MHG56798 - Builiding or hut circle - Dirr Wood, Dores


The remains of a building or hut circle of unknown date at Dirr Wood, Dores.

Type and Period (2)

  • BUILDING? (Unknown date)
  • HUT CIRCLE? (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A walkover survey was carried out by John Wombell, Anne Coombs and other members of the North of Scotland Archaeological Society (NOSAS) in April 2013 over 2.5 days of an area of Dirr Wood near Dorres. This investigation was carried out to try and put the then recently discovered late Bronze Age hoard at Dores into context with potential sites in the surrounding landscape. The remains of a building and/or a hut circle (description provided was unclear) measuring approximately 8m in diameter [Feature number JW/F87]. <1>

Sources/Archives (1)



Grid reference Centred NH 5938 3368 (9m by 9m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH53SE
Civil Parish DORES
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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