MHG6313 - Hut circle, Stittenham

Summary

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Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • 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.


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, 19, No. 150 (Text/Report). SHG2670.


Dagg C, 1999, Archaeological Survey of a Proposed Woodland Grant Scheme at Stittenham Farm, Ardross, Easter Ross. (Text/Report/Fieldwork Report). SHG21290.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NH 6541 7469 (100m by 100m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH67SE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish ROSSKEEN

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