MHG9732 - Souterrain, Strathy

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Type and Period (1)

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

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NC86NW 1 8356 6513.

(NC 8356 6513) Earth-house (NR) (site of) OS 6"map, (1963)

(NC 8356 6511) Souterrain (site of) OS 25"map, (1974)

A slight excavation marks entrance to a souterrain which was discovered a few years before 1909 (RCAHMS 1911). In base of this hollow is a cavity which has been filled up with small stones, and there is another small excavation a few metres to west, possibly denoting a collapsed passage, but no signs of building are visible and it does not appear to have been thoroughly explored. (RCAHMS 1911)
Visited by OS (W D J) 26 April 1960; RCAHMS 1911, visited 1909.

Site surveyed at 1:2500 Visited by OS (A A) 7 November 1972.

No change to first field report. Visited by OS (J M) 8 July 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, 80, No. 232 (Text/Report). SHG2657.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NC 8356 6513 (40m by 40m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC86NW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish FARR

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