MHG60024 - Hut circle - Big Burn


A hut circle to the southeast of Big Burn.

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 to the southeast of Big Burn. The northernmost of the three recorded by RCAHMS.

Aerial photographs (RCAHMSAP 1994 and RAF 541A/435, frame 3073) show three hut-circles (NH 6596 3825, NH 6605 NH 3843, 6597 3848) lying within a scatter of small cairns and field banks.
Information from RCAHMS (DCC) 30 January 1997

The hut circle is not directly visible on available vertical APs, but a circular patch of gorse is visible at the grid reference above. GIS spatial data created in 2019 according to this location. <1>

Sources/Archives (1)



Grid reference Centred NH 6596 3848 (23m by 23m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH63NE
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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