MHG7978 - Ardvannie House

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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

NH68NE 25 6781 8747.
A circular stone-walled hut measuring about 13m diameter between the centres of a wall spread to about 4m all round. The E side is mutilated and the entrance is not evident. N side is skirted by a modern track.
Surveyed at 1/2500.
There is no trace of contemporary cultivation.
Visited by OS (A A) 28 September 1973.

This possible hut-circle stands on a gentle rise between the public road and Ardvannie House. It measures about 10m in diameter within a wall about 4m in thickness; several large stones are set along the crest of the wall. It has been disturbed on the E, and a telegraph pole has been erected on the SE.
RCAHMS 1978, visited October 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. 142 (Text/Report). SHG2670.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NH 6781 8747 (100m by 100m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH68NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish EDDERTON

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