MHG9878 - Hut circle - Kilearnan


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Type and Period (1)

  • HUT CIRCLE (Neolithic to Late Iron Age - 4000 BC to 560 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NC91NE 54 9515 1712

At NC 9515 1712 is an oval stone-walled hut circle in association with a minor field system. The situation is is moorland open to the NE. The hut, obscured by heather overgrowth, is about 10.5m E-W by 8.5m inside a reduced wall spread to 2.0m; an entrance is in the E. Contemproary agriculture is shown by a scattering of stone clearance heaps on the level ground to the NE but cultivation plots as such are not discernible.
Surveyed at 1:10,560.
Visited by OS (J M) 12 May 1976.

The hut circle was Scheduled with other monuments in the vicinity in 1988.

Following re-assessment, the Scheduling was revoked by Historic Environment Scotland in 2016. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NC 9514 1712 (100m by 100m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC91NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish KILDONAN

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