MHG9434 - Field system - Loch Salachaidh

Summary

A field system to the northeast of Loch Salachaidh, probably associated with a number of hut circles in the vicinity.

Type and Period (1)

  • FIELD SYSTEM (Undated)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A field system to the northeast of Loch Salachaidh, probably associated with a number of hut circles in the vicinity.

NC 769 041. A settlement of seven huts ('A' - 'G') falling within a contemporary field system marked by numerous stone clearance heaps, and vestiges of a field wall near hut 'G'.
'A' - 'E' are circular and measure between 8.0m and 11.0m between the centres of walls, in the main overgrown with peat. All have entrances in the S arc.
'F' is 13.5m in diameter between centres of a wall denuded except for two portal stones, 1.0m apart and 0.3m high, in the S arc.
'G', oval and the best preserved is 13.0m NNW - SSE by 11.0m between wall centres, with an entrance gap in the SSE where the wall spreads to 5.0m.
Surveyed at 1:10,000.
Visited by OS (J M) 11 August 1975.

See MHG59254 for Hut circle 'A'
See MHG59256 for Hut circle 'B'
See MHG59258 for Hut circle 'C'
See MHG59259 for Hut circle 'D'
See MHG59260 for Hut circle 'E'
See MHG59261 for Hut circle 'F'
See MHG59265 for Hut circle 'G'

GIS spatial data created from geo-rectified old SMR 1:10,000 map. <1>

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Location

Grid reference Centred NC 7690 0414 (391m by 562m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC70SE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish GOLSPIE

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