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Coille Innis Bhreac

Hut Circle(S) (Prehistoric)

Site Name Coille Innis Bhreac

Classification Hut Circle(S) (Prehistoric)

Alternative Name(s) Coille Innis Bhreac

Canmore ID 14801

Site Number NH79NW 15

NGR NH 7458 9821

NGR Description NH 7458 9821 and NH 7454 9821

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Dornoch
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Sutherland
  • Former County Sutherland

Archaeology Notes

NH79NW 15 7458 9821 to 7454 9821.

(A: NH 7458 9821, B: NH 7454 9821) Hut Circles (NR)

OS 6"map, (1969)

A group of from fifteen to twenty small mounds and two huts circles 30 yards apart. Abutting on the SW side of the more westerly hut if a probably secondary rectangular enclosure measuring 12' x 5' internally.

RCAHMS 1911, visited 1909.

Two oval stone-walled huts (A and B) and a few stone clearance heaps from comtemporary cultivation plots.

'A' measures 12.0m WNW-ESE by 9.5m between the centres of walling spread to c.2.5m all round. The simple entrance is in the ESE.

'B' measures c.9.0m N-S by 7.5m, the walling spread to c.2.5m. The simple entrance is in the S. The rectangular enclosure against the SW arc of the hut is later.

Surveyed at 1:10,560.

Visited by OS (R L) 13 November 1969.


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