MHG57649 - Hut circle, Allt a’Charnaich


Hut circle at Allt a’Charnaich

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Allt a’Charnaich

The Allt a’Charnaich flows from NW to SE to enter Loch Beannacharain at its east end. These sites are situated in the gentler SE facing slopes of the middle part of the burn and were recorded by NOSAS in 2007 as part of the Scotland's Rural Past Project.

Hut circle and field system (832 -833) - NH 24695 51376 Situated on a gentle SSW facing slope at an altitude of 235m this site comprises one hut circle and at least 2 clearance cairns. The site is predominantly heathery and on a well drained spur of ground with a large improved grassy area to the south.

832 Hut circle (Figure 2.) - NH 24695 51376 The site is seen as a slightly raised circular heathery platform c.8m in diameter. The northern half is bounded by a well defined edge with some stone composition, the southern part is less well defined although the platform appears to be built up here, and there is an “apron” with some stones evident, the apron is 4m in depth. <1>

NGR adjusted based on 2009 APs <2>

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Grid reference Centred NH 2468 5137 (12m by 12m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH25SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish CONTIN

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