MHG7982 - Ardvannie

Summary

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Type and Period (3)

  • HUT CIRCLE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)
  • ENCLOSURE (Undated)
  • CLEARANCE CAIRN (Undated)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NH68NE 21 6925 8765.
on brink of a W-facing slope is a circular stone-walled hut measuring c9m diameter between centres of a wall spread to an indeterminate width by modern cultivation. The entrance is not evident. On slopes to W of the hut are a few stone clearance heaps, probably from contemporary cultivation plots.
Surveyed at 1/2500. Visited by OS (I S S) 4 October 1973.

There are at least twelve cairns and an enclosure in rough pasture 550m ENE of Ardvannie. The enclosure measures 8m in diameter within an earth-and-stone bank; a central mound measures 2m in diameter and 0.2m in height.
RCAHMS 1979, 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, 13, No. 71 (Text/Report). SHG2670.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NH 6924 8765 (100m by 100m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH68NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish EDDERTON

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