MHG8172 - Hut circle - Kinrive 2


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Type and Period (2)

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

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Hut Circle (NR) OS 6" map, (1969)

In cleared woodland on a SE-facing slope is a circular stone-walled hut, measuring c.10m in diameter between the centres of a denuded wall spread to c.2m, but destroyed in W arc. The outer wall face of stones set on edge is visible in S and E arcs. The "simple" entrance is in the ESE. A stony bank c.2m wide curves W from the WNW arc of hut, and can be traced intermittently towards the SE. It is part of the NW side of a sub-rectangular enclosure c.70m NW-SE by c.50m. SW corner abuts onto NE end of a long cairn (NH67NE 2). A few clearance heaps occur near the hut, possibly from contemporary plots.
Surveyed at 1/2500 (OS {R D L}).
Visited by OS (R D L) 13 May 1963 and (N K B) 26 October 1970.

An irregularly shaped enclosure is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Ross-shire and Cromartyshire 1880, sheet liv). A hut circle with an attached short length of wall is annotated and depicted on the current edition of the OS 1:10000 map (1985).
Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 10 April 1996

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Grid reference Centred NH 6993 7547 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH67NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY

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