MHG62059 - Hut circle - Shurrery, Caithness


A hut circle at Shurrery, Caithness.

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 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 8g: ND 0343 5710 Oval structure measuring 6.5m on its NW-SE long axis, with an entrance to the SE. <1>

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Grid reference Centred ND 0342 5711 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND05NW
Civil Parish REAY
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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