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Greenhill, Mid Clyth

Broch (Iron Age)(Possible)

Site Name Greenhill, Mid Clyth

Classification Broch (Iron Age)(Possible)

Canmore ID 8576

Site Number ND23NE 1

NGR ND 2945 3732

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

ND23NE 1 2945 3732

(ND 2945 3732) Broch (NR) (site of)

OS 1:10,000 map, (1977)

A grass-covered hillock, 15ft high and about 110ft in overall diameter, containing the remains of a broch. No building is visible, and part of the broch, near the top, seems to have been removed.

RCAHMS 1911.

This is now a severely mutilated mound, with no identifiable features.

Visited by OS (AA), 5 May 1967.

Activities

Publication Account (2007)

ND23 7 MID CLYTH ND/2945 3732

Possible broch in Latheron, Caithness, consisting of a grass-grown hillock 4.6m (15ft) high and about 33.6m (110ft) in overall diameter. No part of the structure is visible.

Sources: 1. NMRS site no. ND 23 NE 1: 2. RCAHMS 1911b, 52, no. 195.

E W MacKie 2007

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