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Hilton Of Calrossie

Cairnfield (Period Unassigned), Hut Circle(S) (Prehistoric)

Site Name Hilton Of Calrossie

Classification Cairnfield (Period Unassigned), Hut Circle(S) (Prehistoric)

Canmore ID 14546

Site Number NH77NE 4

NGR NH 7940 7976

NGR Description NH 7940 7976 and NH 7920 7988

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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

Archaeology Notes

NH77NE 4 7940 7976 and 7920 7988

At NH 7940 7976 (A) (Information from OS reviser [ORD]) and NH 7920 7988 (B) are two circular huts, with no trace of contemporary cultivation.

Hut "A" measures 11.0m in diameter between the centres of a wall spread to 3.0m. The entrance is in the E.

Hut "B" is visible as an ill-defined platform, 14.0m in diameter. The E side has been truncated by a ditch, and no entrance is evident.

Surveyed at 1:2500.

Visited by OS (I M T), 20 July 1973.

What may be small cairns are visible to the N and NE of hut-circle 'B'.

RCAHMS 1979, visited October 1977.

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