MHG9331 - Ceannabhaid


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Type and Period (1)

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

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NC82NW 18 8294 2578.

At NC 82942578 amoung the depopulated township of Ceannabhaid there is a hut circle. It measures 13.0m in diameter within a turf-covered wall spread to 3.0m. The mutilated entrance is in the SE, with a portal stone on its E side. Cultivation associated with the township surrounds the hut.
Surveyed at 1:10 560.
Visited by OS (JB) 22 Feburary 1977

This hut-circle is situated on a slight natural terrace within the improved and ridged land around the buildings of Ceannabhaid township (NC82NW 13). It is crossed by a modern fence and has been disturbed by stock trampling. It measures 13.2m in diameter within a stony bank 3.5m in thickness and 0.4m in height. The entrance is on the E and the N side of the interior is built up to a height of 0.9m.
(KILD91 8)
Visited by RCAHMS (DCC) 6 March 1991.

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Grid reference Centred NC 8293 2578 (100m by 100m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC82NW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish KILDONAN

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