MHG984 - Broch, Knockglass Farm

Summary

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Type and Period (2)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Mound (NR) OS 6"map, Caithness, 2nd ed., (1907)

That this is a broch is suggested by the character and curve of the wall of the small fragment of building here.
RCAHMS 1911.

This is a grass-covered mound, 1.2m high, 14m E-W by 10m transversely, with a small pile of grass-covered stones on top. Though artificial, there is now no evidence to suggest that this is a broch; nor could its nature be determined.
Resurveyed at 1:2500. Visited by OS (R D) 22 October 1964.

No change. Visited by OS (J B) 5 October 1981.


RCAHMS, 1911, The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments and Constructions of Scotland. Third report and inventory of monuments and constructions in the county of Caithness, 47, No. 171 (Text/Report). SHG2664.

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred ND 0489 6344 (70m by 70m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet ND06SW
Civil Parish HALKIRK
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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