MHG6313 - Hut circle, Stittenham


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Type and Period (1)

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

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  • None recorded

Full Description

GR corrected to above - HAW 5/2004

NH67SE 25 6541 7468.
At NH 6541 7468 on the brink of a S slope in a pasture field is a circular stone - walled hut c.10.5m in diameter between the centres of a mutilated wall spread to c.3.0m in the N arc, but destroyed in the S by erosion. The indistinct entrance is in the SE outside of which are a number of boulders which are probably displaced from the hut.
There is no evidence of contemporary cultivation.
Visited by OS (N K B) 29 October 1970.

This hut-circle measures about 10.5m in diameter within a wall about 3m thick. The entrance is on the SE and there are outer facing-stones on the N.
RCAHMS 1979, visited September 1978.

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Grid reference Centred NH 6541 7469 (100m by 100m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH67SE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish ROSSKEEN

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