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A'ghairbhe

Hut Circle (Prehistoric)

Site Name A'ghairbhe

Classification Hut Circle (Prehistoric)

Canmore ID 291256

Site Number NH05NW 6

NGR NH 02058 59862

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NH05NW 6 02058 59862

This hut circle, discovered by a contractor working on an on-going woodland restoration scheme in Glen Torridon, measures about 5m in diameter within a wall about 1.5m in thickness. The site had been planted with commercial tree species in the 1960's and some of the stumps protrude from the walls, which are covered in a thick layer of moss. The area surrounding the hut circle has been marked by canes and there will be no tree planting within 10 meters of the site; efforts will also be made to ensure the site is kept free of regenerating trees. Located by hand-held GPS.

Information by email from Terry Doe, 14 November 2007

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