MHG9991 - Hut circle, Clais Rath Fhinn

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Type and Period (1)

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

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NC91NE 7 9940 1993.
(NC 9935 1998) Hut Circle (NR) OS 6"map, (1964)

Some 200 yards N of three enclosures (NC91NE 30) are faint remains of a circle of ordinary type.
RCAHMS 1911.

This is a hut circle positioned on a small but prominent knoll.
Visited by OS (J L D) 9 June 1960.

The hut, now at correct plan position NC 9940 1993, remains as a levelled circular area with tenuous traces of walling. It would have been about 6m diameter internally. An entrance can no longer be ascertained. The area in vicinity is free of stone suggesting associated agriculture.
Re-surveyed at 1:10,560. Visited by OS (J M) 1 July 1976.


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, 117, No. 332 (Text/Report). SHG2657.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NC 9940 1993 (100m by 100m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC91NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish KILDONAN

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