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?)
- None recorded
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>
- <1> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Marshall, M. 2010. Report of Phase Four Strathanmore to Loch Beannacharain: May 2008 - June 2009. North of Scotland Archaeological Society. Digital. p.38 Site 832.
- <2> Image/Photograph(s)/Aerial Photograph/Vertical: Get Mapping. 2009. Getmapping aerial photography 2009. XY
|Grid reference||Centred NH 2468 5137 (12m by 12m)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Investigations/Events (1)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/308873/allt-a-charnaich (Link to online HES Canmore record)
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