MHG62875 - Hut circle - Sliabh Beinn Tighe, Eigg


A small hut circle on Sliabh Beinn Tighe, Eigg.

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A small hut circle on Sliabh Beinn Tighe, Eigg.

This hut-circle, which is situated on a heather-grown terrace about 260m N of Sliabh Beinn Tighe, measures 3.4m in diameter within a stone wall 1.5m thick and 0.5m high. The entrance is on the SE.
(EIGG01 447)
Visited by RCAHMS (DCC) 6 July 2001 <1>

This site seems rather small for a hut circle [IS-L 30/06/2023].

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Grid reference Centred NM 4529 8764 (16m by 16m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NM48NE
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish SMALL ISLES

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