MHG5987 - Hut Circles - Upper Halistra
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Type and Period (1)
- HUT CIRCLE (Neolithic to Late Iron Age - 4000 BC? to 560 AD?)
- None recorded
NG25NW 1.28 2544 5988.
Two hut-circles are situated on a terrace to the N of the Geary road. That to the E (1305) measures 6.6m in diameter within a bank 1.5m in thickness and 0.4m in height; the SW arc of the bank has been disturbed. One outer facing-stone is visible to the N and there are intermittent inner facing-stones protruding through the peat which is about 0.3m in depth.
That to the W (1306) measures 7m in diameter within a bank 1.9m thick and 0.4m in height. There are intermittent inner and outer facing stones to the W, while the E arc has been destroyed. Several large boulders flank the entrance, which is on the SW.
Visited by RCAHMS (DCC) 4 October 1990.
Three features are visible in aerial photography. The most easterly is clearly a hut circle, and the most north westerly resembles the curving bank of a hut circle. <1> <2>
|Grid reference||Centred NG 2545 5987 (32m by 26m) (2 map features)|
|Geographical Area||SKYE AND LOCHALSH|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/70697 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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