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Dun Burn

Hut Circle (Prehistoric), Platform (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Dun Burn

Classification Hut Circle (Prehistoric), Platform (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 8082

Site Number ND12SW 23

NGR ND 1001 2464

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

ND12SW 23 1001 2464.

ND 1001 2464. A hut circle, set into a NE-facing slope with a back-scarp 1.0m high. It measures 7.5m NW-SE by 7.0m transversely within a wall, 0.6m high, spread to 2.5m and widening to 4.0m at the entrance, in the SE. Extending from the E tangent of the hut to the SE for a distance of 7.5m is a stony scarp defining the NE side of a platform or annexe outside the entrance. There is no evidence of associated cultivation.

Surveyed at 1:10,000.

Visited by OS (N K B) 8 November 1982.

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