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Loch Cuil Na Caillich

Hut Circle (Prehistoric)

Site Name Loch Cuil Na Caillich

Classification Hut Circle (Prehistoric)

Canmore ID 12385

Site Number NH44SE 13

NGR NH 454 422

NGR Description NH c.454 422

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Kilmorack
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Inverness
  • Former County Inverness-shire

Archaeology Notes

NH44SE 13 45 41.

A circular enclosure lies about 1/2 mile north of 'Loch-an-a-Caileach', above Aigas Ferry., (? Loch Cuil na Caillich: NH 454 414). Its inner diameter is 48', with a wall 6' in thickness and its entrance towards the east.

T Wallace 1886

Not located - area partly afforested.

Visited by OS (R L) 17 March 1970


Field Visit (2 November 1943)

This site was recorded as part of the RCAHMS Emergency Survey, undertaken by Angus Graham and Vere Gordon Childe during World War 2. The project archive has been catalogued during 2013-2014 and the material, which includes notebooks, manuscripts, typescripts, plans and photographs, is now available online.

Information from RCAHMS (GF Geddes) 12 November 2014.

Note (1979)

Aigas 2 NH c.454 422 NH 44 SE 13

What may have been a circular house measuring 14.6m within a wall about 1.8m thick was reported by Wallace 'about half a mile' (800m) N of Loch Cuil na Caillich. The area is now afforested.

(Wallace 1886, 352)


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