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.

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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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