MHG2178 - Hut circle etc, South Yarrows


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

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ND34SW 13 3030 4332.

A hut circle, interior diameter 20-21ft, within a bank 1.5-2ft high and originally 6-8ft thick, lies on a slight elevation about 1/3 mile W by S of broch of Yarrows (ND34SW 1). The entrance, from the E, is marked by two portal stones 1ft 4ins and 1ft 8ins high, set 2ft 4ins apart. To N of the circle, some 30ft from the entrance, is a mound lying E-W, measuring some 17ft long by 13ft broad by 2.5ft high. To the W of it nearer the circle, there appears to be another of lesser dimensions.
RCAHMS 1911.

A hut circle and two stone clearance heaps, at ND 3029 4331, within an ancient field some 75 by 50m. At its N end the field is defined by a disconnected row of large stones; elsewhere it is barely discernible. Hut circle surveyed at 1:2500.
Visited by OS (N K B) 4 May 1967.

(ND 3030 4332) Hut Circle (NR) Visited by OS (N K B) 4 5 1967.

Untitled Source (Image/Photograph(s)). SHG4598.

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Grid reference Centred ND 3029 4332 (20m by 20m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet ND34SW
Civil Parish WICK
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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