MHG57757 - Hut circle - Allt Nan Carnan
A hut circle at Allt Nan Carnan.
Type and Period (1)
- HUT CIRCLE (Neolithic to Late Iron Age - 4000 BC? to 560 AD?)
- None recorded
A hut circle at Allt Nan Carnan. One of two (B) located by the OS in this location. See MHG7653 for 'A'.
Two circular stone-walled huts.
'A' measures 8.5m diameter between wall centres spread to 2m with entrance in SE.
'B' is in a poor state of preservation, measuring approximately 8.5m diameter between wall centres. The entrance is not evident.
To N of 'B' are traces of a wall, but otherwise there are no indications of contemporary cultivation.
Surveyed at 1/10,000. Visited by OS (J M) 30 May 1974.
The site of this hut circle was visited by A Welti and P Swan in 2009 but was not located. This arose from research for a dissertation on hut circles in Wester Ross. This was part of a degree course overseen by Aberdeen University. This HC might also be associated with the cluster PS009 (should be c.120m distant - see MHG7653), PS010 (750m - see MHG7654), PS007 (900m - see MHG57756) and PS008 (800m - see MHG7655). <1> <2>
GIS spatial data created in 2018 for location as shown on OS MasterMap. <3>
- <1> Text/Manuscript: Welti, A.. 2012. Roundhouses of Wester Ross and parts of Skye. University of Aberdeen. Yes. Digital. PS009.
- <2> Dataset/Database File: Welti, A.. 2009-2016. Roundhouses of Wester Ross and parts of Skye: project database. Lochbroom Field Club. Yes. Digital. PS009.
- <3> Image/Map: Ordnance Survey. Ordnance Survey Mastermap. Digital. XY
|Grid reference||Centred NG 8944 4124 (16m by 16m)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
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