MHG9629 - Broch, Trantlemore

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Type and Period (1)

  • BROCH (Iron Age - 550 BC to 560 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Broch (NR) OS 6"map, (1963)

The remains of a broch surviving as a turf-covered mound 1.2m high with external base-coursing visible, especially in NE, indicating a diameter of 17.6m over walls 4.2m thick. In 1909, there were indications that the entrance was in N, but these are no longer apparent. RCAHMS 1911, visited 1909; Visited by OS (W D J) 28 April 1960.

The remains of a broch as described by the previous field investigator; a pit dug in the NE arc reveals no structural details.
Visited by OS (J B) 8 June 1977.


RCAHMS, 1911, The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments and Constructions of Scotland. Second report and inventory of monuments and constructions in the county of Sutherland, 62, No. 188 (Text/Report). SHG2657.

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NC 8917 5338 (70m by 70m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC85SE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish FARR

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