MHG62917 - Hut circle - Holm Wood


Ruined hut circle at Holm Wood.

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The Inverness Field Club, led by Donald Coghill, surveyed a number of sites in the Aird area between 1987 and 1989. Holm Wood.
Hut circle of 14 yards in diameter, with a stone and turf dyke on the western side of an adjacent track cutting into its eastern edge. The entrance appears to have been at the very eroded S.W. section. Nearer the public road and on the same side of the track are two sides of a rectangular turf enclosure with the site of a dwelling on the west side. <1>

Note: Site not visible on aerial photographs so location based on grid coordinates. (T. Blackie 12/07/23)

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Grid reference Centred NH 5790 4429 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH54SE
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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