MHG9678 - Hut circle - Allt Ruadh


A hut circle near the Allt Ruadh.

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A hut circle near the Allt Ruadh.

At NC 8043 6243 in W-facing rising ground is a hut circle. There are no decisive signs of associated cultivation but the general vicinity is stone free and smooth cropped. The hut, earth covered, is set slightly into the slope and is 9.0m by 7.5m internally; the wall, at best 0.5m high, has a main spread of 2.0m increasing to 3.0m in the clubbed south side of the entrance in the S W on the line of the longer axis. Some facing slabs are evident in the exterior of the hut wall.
Surveyed at 1/10,000.
Visited by OS (JM) 15 June 1977

GIS spatial data amended in 2019 according to location of site as seen on 2009 vertical APs. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NC 8042 6244 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC86SW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish FARR

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