MHG58065 - Hut circle - Badfearn


A hut circle at Badfearn.

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A hut circle at Badfearn.

188033 889178 Badfearn Lexie Croft 2 JAN008: The hut circle was visited by A MacInnes in 2013 as part of research on hut circles in Wester Ross for A Welti. This circular HC is much degraded. It sits on a fairly level terrace on gently sloping ground with a S aspect. Views are panoramic over land and sea. A degraded wall runs 5m to S of HC, going in E/W direction, possibly associated with the HC. Outer diameter is 6m, no inner diameter measureable. Max wall height is 0.2m. Some wall facings are visible but no entrance is discernable. This HC is possibly associated with JAN006 (600m distant - see MHG58061), JAN007 (200m distant - see MHG58062) and MR001 (150m distant - see MHG51506). <1> <2>

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GIS data created in 2018 according to location as seen on 2009 vertical APs. <3>

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Grid reference Centred NG 8803 8918 (10m by 10m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG88NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish GAIRLOCH

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