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Field Visit

Date 19 August 1909

Event ID 1095758

Category Recording

Type Field Visit


23. Broch, Coich Burn. Situated on the top of a bank some 60' or 70' above the bed of the Coich Burn, ¼ m. above its junction with the River Brora, and on its E. bank, about 1 m. ENE. of Sciberscross, are the remains of a broch. Little of the structure is left. On the SW. the wall has been entirely demolished, and on the NW. the exterior face of the wall exists to a height of about 3', and that only for a short distance. In the interior a small portion of wall, about 4' high, remains on the E. side. The interior diameter has been 28' and the thickness of the wall 13'. In the wall towards the NW. the top of a chamber, about 3' across, is exposed. No other details are visible.

OS 6-inch map, Sutherland, Sheet xcvii.

RCAHMS 1911, visited (AOC) 19th August 1909.

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