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Archaeology Notes

Event ID 655335

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Archaeology Notes


ND23NW 5 2125 3725.

(ND 2125 3725) Broch (NR) (remains of)

OS 1:10,000 map, (1976)

A grassy hillock containing the ruins of a broch. The wall-face is exposed in one or two places, and the overall diameter is 52ft, with a maximum height of 9ft.

RCAHMS 1911.

The remains of a broch, generally as described by the RCAHMS. The SW segment has been mutilated by quarrying, and a short single course of heavy stone in the SW arc is all that remains of a wall-face.

Resurveyed at 1:2500.

Visited by OS (N K B) 12 May 1967.

No change to the previous field report.

Visited by OS (J M) 23 March 1983.

Scheduled as Rumster, broch 200m WSW of, Forse.

Information from Historic Scotland, scheduling document dated 11 December 2002.

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