MHG8929 - Cnoc na h-Uamha

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Type and Period (2)

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

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Amended Scheduling Details - Letter received from HS, dated 13/11/02. See assoc. docs. File.
J Aitken : 20/02/03
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On SE-facing slope is a settlement of four oval stone-walled huts ('A'-'D').
Hut 'A' measures c13.5m N-S by c10.5m between centres of a wall spread to c2.5m all round, in which occasional outer facing stones on edge can be seen. The simple entrance is in S. A later track cuts through W arc of hut from N-S.
'B' is c13m NW-SE by c11m betw centres of wall of indeterminate thickness. Several outer facing stones occur intermittently in SW arc. S side is obscured by peat and entrance is not evident.
'C' and 'D' are c1m apart. 'C' measures c12m NNW-SSE by c. 9.5m between the centres of a wall spread to c2.5m all round. The outer end of 'simple' entrance in SSE is flanked on its W side by an upright block.
'D' measures c17.5m NW-SE by c15.5m between centres of a wall spread to c3.5m all round. The 'simple' entrance is in SE.
Only a few contemporary stone clearance heaps can be seen, mainly in the vicinity of hut 'A'.
Surveyed at 1/10,560. Visited by OS (J B) 16 November 1976.

No change. Surveyed at 1:10 000.
Visited by OS (J B) 16 November 1976.

Four hut circles and scattered small cairns. RCAHMS 1979, visited 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, 21, No. 171 (Text/Report). SHG2670.

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Grid reference Centred NH 5082 6230 (246m by 255m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH56SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish FODDERTY

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