MHG61736 - Possible hut circle - W of Achnavast


A possible hut circle to the west of Achnavast.

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A possible hut circle to the west of Achnavast.

A possible hut circle identified in LiDAR data gathered by AOC Archaeology in 2011 as part of the mitigation for the visual impact on the archaeological landscape associated with the proposed Baillie Hill windfarm, Caithness. Small circular feature, possible hut-circle. <1>

An area of prehistoric cultivation is indicated here in <1> but this is not readily visible in the LiDAR data [IS-L 03/08/2020].

Sources/Archives (1)



Grid reference Centred ND 0712 6378 (13m by 13m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND06SE
Civil Parish HALKIRK
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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Related Investigations/Events (1)

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