MHG8924 - Crioch Dhubh


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Type and Period (2)

  • HUT CIRCLE (Neolithic to Late Iron Age - 4000 BC to 560 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

On a terrace above the Abhainn Sgitheach is a hut circle 6m diameter within a wall 0.1m high. It is so overgrown with peat and heather that only two or three stones can be seen and position of entrance cannot be determined. Nearby are two disturbed mounds probably field clearance heaps.
The terrace upon which the huts stand is relatively stone free indicating possible contemporary cultivation.
Surveyed at 1:10 000 Visited by OS (J B) 16 November 1976

Obscured by vegetation. RCAHMS 1979, visited Septenber 1976.

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Grid reference Centred NH 5143 6201 (100m by 100m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH56SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish FODDERTY

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