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Green Point

Hut Circle(S) (Prehistoric)

Site Name Green Point

Classification Hut Circle(S) (Prehistoric)

Canmore ID 7920

Site Number ND06SE 28

NGR ND 059 603

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

ND06SE 28 059 603.

Centred ND 0597 6035 is a group of three stone-walled huts 'A', 'B' and 'C'. The measurements of each are given between wall centres, the walls being covered with peat and heather.

Hut 'A', at ND 0594 6032, meausures 12.0m NW-SE by 10.5m transversely. Its entrance is in the SE.

Hut 'B', at ND 0598 6035, is circular, 8.5 m in diameter; its entrance is in the SE.

Hut 'C', at ND 0598 6036, is oval, measuring 10.5m NW-SE by 9.0m transversely. Its entrance is in the SE. The NW arc is clipped by peat diggings.

Surveyed at 1:10,000.

Visited by OS (I S S) 23 March 1972.

(ND 059 603) Settlement (NR) (Three hut circles of eight shown.)

OS 1:10,000 map, (1975)

A settlement of three hut circles as described by previous OS field investigator. The heather cover is smooth and uniform suggesting former cultivation associated with the huts.

Visited by OS (N K B) 24 September 1981.


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