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An Carnach

Hut Circle (Prehistoric)

Site Name An Carnach

Classification Hut Circle (Prehistoric)

Canmore ID 11846

Site Number NG82NW 18

NGR NG 8440 2978

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Lochalsh
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Skye And Lochalsh
  • Former County Ross And Cromarty

Archaeology Notes

NG82NW 18 8440 2978

At the foot of the SE-facing flank of An Carnach, by a prominent rock outcrop, at a height of 270m OD are the well preserved remains of a circular hut. It measures 8m in diameter over walls 2m wide, the walls standing to a height of 0.8m in places. Entrance faces E towards an open aspect.

Visited by M Wildgoose, November 1989.


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