MHG8714 - Hut circle etc, Druminault


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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

At NH 7220 7509 is a well-preserved hut circle (OS {MSR} 12 March 1973) (Detail shown but not annotated on OS 6" (Prov) 1959). It measures 12.0m in diameter within a wall varying between 1.1m and 1.3m wide. The inner wall face of contiguous stones on edge, some of them unusually large boulders, is well-preserved, and the outer face can be seen occasionally. The mutilated entrance is in the SE arc. There are a few overgrown stone clearance heaps and walls, probably from contemporary cultivation plots, to the NW.
Visited by OS (A A) 14 March 1973

Surveyed at 1:2500. Visited by OS (M S R) 12 March 1973

A group of small cairns which formerly stood to NW of this well-preserved hut-circle has been removed since 1973.
RCAHMS 1979, visited November 1977.

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Grid reference Centred NH 7219 7509 (100m by 100m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH77NW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY

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