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Hut Circle (Prehistoric)

Site Name Achrasker

Classification Hut Circle (Prehistoric)

Canmore ID 7360

Site Number NC96SE 38

NGR NC 9892 6323

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Reay
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Caithness
  • Former County Caithness

Archaeology Notes

NC96SE 38 9892 6323.

At NC 9892 6323, on a NW-facing slope, is a peat-covered hut circle 8.5 by 6.5m within a wall 0.2m average height and 1.5 to 2.0m broad, increasing to 3.5m in the E arc; the entrance is in the SE on the line of the main axis. Some 35.0m W of the hut, a curving course of intermittent stones protruding in the peat indicates an associated wall. There are no conclusive signs of stone clearance.

Surveyed at 1:10,000.

Visited by OS (J M) 23 July 1981.


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