MHG6312 - Achnacloich

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Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NH67SE 26 6627 7431 and 6628 7439.

At NH 6627 7429 and NH 6628 7437 on an afforested S-facing slope are two circular stone-walled huts (A and B respectively).
"A" is mutilated and measures about 9.0m in diameter between the centres of a wall spread to c.2.0m all round. The indistinct entrance is in the SE.
"B", bisected by a later hill dyke, is about 12.5m in diameter between the centres of a wall spread to c.3.0m. The SE arc is mutilated and no entrance is apparent.
No contemporary cultivation plots can be seen.
Surveyed at 1:2500.
Visited by OS (N K B) 29 October 1970.

These two hut circles are now obscured by trees.
RCAHMS 1979.


RCAHMS, 1979, The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. The archaeological sites and monuments of Easter Ross, Ross and Cromarty District, Highland Region, 18, No. 138 (Text/Report). SHG2670.

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NH 6627 7433 (32m by 103m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH67SE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish ROSSKEEN

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