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Coill' An Dorchaid

Hut Circle (Prehistoric)

Site Name Coill' An Dorchaid

Classification Hut Circle (Prehistoric)

Alternative Name(s) An Torr

Canmore ID 76471

Site Number NG77SE 5

NGR NG 7828 7343

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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

Archaeology Notes

NG77SE 5 7828 7343.

Diameter, 7m; stone and peaty turf walls.

R Wentworth 1989.

On a natural shelf above the E bank of Abhainn Bad a' Chrotha, is a hut-circle measuring approximately 9m in diameter within heather-covered walls of uncertain dimensions. The hut is shown as an undescribed feature on the OS map (OS 1:2500 map, 1966 [NG7873]).

Information from OS (Inverness), 7 November 1989

This hut-circle, situated on a broad flat, heather-covered area immediately above the tree-line was recorded during a pre-afforestation survey of An Torr, Badachro. It measures 7m in diameter and has an entrance on the E.

C Dagg 12 November 1998; NMRS MS 1008/1. no.1

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