MHG9184 - Broch, half mile from Cnoc Na Griag
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Type and Period (1)
- BROCH (Iron Age - 550 BC to 560 AD)
- None recorded
NH59SE 8 59 90.
Less than 1/2 mile from Cnoc Ruigh Griag (NH 592 903) is Carn Deasgan which is apparently the remains of a broch. Near it are numerous mounds. W J Watson 1904.
Enquiries in and around Ardgay failed to locate Carn Deasgan; the name was unknown to those questioned - (but see NH59SE 9).
Visited by OS (W D J) 23 May 1963.
NH59 1 CARN DEASGAN ('Ardgay', ‘Argay’)
c. NH/59 90
Site of possible broch in Kincard-ine, Sutherland, recorded in 1904 as "probably the remains of a broch"  but not located in 1963 . It is possible that this description may refer to the unfinished fort at NH/592903 (NMRS site NH 59 SE 9).
Sources: 1. NMRS site no. NH 59 SE 8: 2. Watson 1904, 4. <1>
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: Watson, W J. 1904. Place names of Ross and Cromarty. 4.
- <1> Text/Publication/Monograph: Mackie, E.. 2007. The Roundhouses, Brochs and Wheelhouses of Atlantic Scotland c.700 BC - AD 500: Architecture and material culture Part 2 (I & II) The Northern and Southern Mainland and the Western Islands. BAR British Series. 444. Paperback. NH59 1 CARN DEASGAN.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 5899 9000 (70m by 70m) (Buffered by site type)|
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- https://canmore.org.uk/site/13065 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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