MHG62056 - Hut circles - Shurrery, Caithness
Two hut circles at Shurrery, Caithness.
Type and Period (1)
- HUT CIRCLE (Neolithic to Late Iron Age - 4000 BC? to 560 AD?)
- None recorded
One, possibly two hut circles at Shurrery, Caithness.
The feature was recorded by C Dagg during a pre-afforestation project walkover survey in 2004. Settlement, centred on ND 0334 5706. A settlement of eight possible hut circles and one possible burnt mound, occupying slight knolls on the ridge of well-drained ground. No evidence for field boundaries or field clearance cairns were noted, although these may be concealed by a thin peat cover. Site 8d: ND 0339 5704 A low grassy bank with some visible stones, with an entrance to the east and 9m in diameter. Attached to the south is what appears to be a second circle, 7m in diameter. <1>
|Grid reference||Centred ND 0339 5704 (21m by 31m)|
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