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Broch (Iron Age)(Possible)

Site Name Gruinards

Classification Broch (Iron Age)(Possible)

Alternative Name(s) Greenyards

Canmore ID 13067

Site Number NH59SW 1

NGR NH 549 908

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Kincardine (Sutherland)
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Sutherland
  • Former County Ross And Cromarty

Archaeology Notes

NH59SW 1 549 908.

There is a broch at Greenyards on the south side of the River Carron. (Information from J M Joass to J Anderson)

J Anderson 1873.

Not listed as broch.

A Graham 1950.

No further information found during field investigaton. Anderson is possibly referring to the broch NH59SE 5.

Visited by OS (W D J) 22 May 1963.


Publication Account (2007)

NH59 4 GRUINARDS ('Greenyards')


Possible broch in Kincardine, Sutherland the only record of which is a name on Joseph Anderson’s list [2]. This may however refer to site NH59 2 .

Sources: 1. NMRS site no. NH 59 SW 1: 2. Anderson 1873, 193.

E W MacKie 2007


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