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Midton, Buntait

Field Boundary (Period Unassigned), Hut Circle (Prehistoric)

Site Name Midton, Buntait

Classification Field Boundary (Period Unassigned), Hut Circle (Prehistoric)

Canmore ID 257371

Site Number NH33SE 39

NGR NH 3935 3057

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Highland
  • Parish Kiltarlity And Convinth
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Inverness
  • Former County Inverness-shire

Archaeology Notes

NH33SE 39 3935 3057

A hut-circle and a bank are situated in juniper and birch scrub about 700m SSE of Upperton Farm. The hut-circle measures 9.5m in diameter within a stony bank spread to 2.5m in thickness and 0.4m in height. The bank, which also forms a lynchet to the SSW of the hut-circle, runs roughly along the contour from ESE to WNW for a distance of 80m.

(URQ97 437)

Visited by RCAHMS (PJD) 21 October 1997

Activities

Field Visit (10 February 2012)

Marking off of two sites was undertaken by Highland Archaeology Services Ltd ahead of upgrade works to the 11,000 volt Overhead Line in response to a requirement by SSE at Millness, Glenurquhart, Inverness-shire. The purpose was to identify and safeguard two archaeological features affected by the development.

Information from Leonard McKinney (Highland Archaeological Services) .

OASIS ID: highland4-119463

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