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Allt Loch Nan Uain

Hut Circle(S) (Prehistoric)

Site Name Allt Loch Nan Uain

Classification Hut Circle(S) (Prehistoric)

Canmore ID 11979

Site Number NG88SE 12

NGR NG 891 829

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Highland
  • Parish Gairloch
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Ross And Cromarty
  • Former County Ross And Cromarty

Archaeology Notes

NG88SE 12 891 829.

In the area centred at NG 891829, 300 ft OD., between Allt na Teangaidh Fiadhaich and Allt Loch nan Uain in previously cultivated land there are the grass and heather-covered remains of 3 hut circles, with walls, 1.4 m thick and 0.7 m max. ht., defined by unhewn orthostats.

'A' measuring 5-8 m internal diameter has its entrance in the NE.

'B' measuring 9.1 m internal diameter has its entrance in the west and 'C' measuring 7.6 m internal diameter has its entrance in the SE. In addition to those three hut circles, 120.0m north of 'A' there are the amorphous remains of another, approximately 9.0m in diameter which has been overlaid by a later enclosure formed by an earth and stone bank 0.7m high.

Visited by OS (N K B) 22 March 1965; Visible on RAF air photographs CPE/SCOT/321: 3260-1.

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