MHG56900 - Hut circle - E of Newton of Leys, Inverness


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Type and Period (1)

  • HUT CIRCLE (Neolithic to Late Iron Age - 4000 BC? to 560 AD?)

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  • None recorded

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Identified by Cathy Dagg during a walkover survey in August 2014. <1>

Visited by K Cameron of Highland Council in 2015. This annular feature has a diameter of c 7.5m with the walls surviving to c. 0.4m high. Some wall stones are visible. The entrance lies in the South-East. It is not known to have been recorded previously. NGR 269079 839908 <2>

Several clearance cairns were noted lying in the area of the roundhouses. The cairns are mostly heather-covered and 2-3m in diameter with a height of c 0.4m. No obvious banks or field boundaries were visible. The rough area of clearance, though not the individual cairns, is marked on the survey report.

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Grid reference Centred NH 6907 3990 (24m by 24m)
Map sheet NH63NE
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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