MHG7630 - Hut circle - Rubha Na Guailne


A hut circle at Rubha Na Guailne.

Type and Period (1)

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

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  • None recorded

Full Description

A hut circle at Rubha Na Guailne.

NG64NE 2 6913 4660.
Hut Circle (NR) OS 6"map, (1969)

Levelled into a slight W-facing slope is a circular stone-walled hut measuring 6.5m in diameter within a partially overgrown wall of rough boulders about 1.3m wide. A few inner facing stones are visible, particularly in the E and a gap in the SSW could indicate the entrance. The hut is bisected by a sheep track which has mutilated wall in N and S. No trace of comtemporary cultivation.
Surveyed at 1:10560 at NG 6506 4657 (Visited by OS {R D} 21 April 1965. Visited by OS (J M) 4 June 1965.

GIS spatial data amended in 2018 to location as shown on 2009 APs. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NG 6913 4661 (16m by 16m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG64NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY

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