MHG62915 - Hut circle - Dun-Garbh-Airigh 'B'


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Type and Period (1)

  • HUT CIRCLE (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A hut circle at Dun-Garbh-Airigh. Originally recorded by the OS as hut circle B.

Centred on NH 644 987 within a contemporary field system marked by stone clearance heaps and some wasted walls, is a settlement of three hut circles (A - C). Measurements are given between wall centres.
'A' measures 7.5m in diameter with the entrance in the SE.
'B' is oval and 13.5m NW-SE by 11.0m NE-SW with the entrance in the SE.
'C' is oval and 8.5m NNW-SSE by 7.5m WSW-ENE with an entrance gap in the SSE.
Surveyed at 1/10,560.
Visited by OS (J M) 19 June 1975.

No change.
Visited by OS (J M) 11 September 1980.

GIS spatial data amended in 2023 according to location as seen on vertical APs and Old SMR 1:10,000 map sheets. <1> <2>

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Grid reference Centred NH 6454 9872 (24m by 24m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH69NW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish DORNOCH

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