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An Carn

Hut Circle (Prehistoric)

Site Name An Carn

Classification Hut Circle (Prehistoric)

Alternative Name(s) Balmacara Estate

Canmore ID 87796

Site Number NG72NE 16

NGR NG 7705 2985

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Lochalsh
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Skye And Lochalsh
  • Former County Ross And Cromarty


Field Visit (6 June 1994)

Hut circle: recorded in June 1994 during a comprehensive survey of Balmacara NTS estate. Full details are lodged with Dualchas, Skye and Lochalsh Museums Service.

Dualchas 1994a.

Field Visit (May 1994)

A well preserved, stone built hut circle, 6m in diameter over walls 400mm wide. The walls thicken slightly at the east facing entrance which measures 0.35m in width. Situating on a natural terrace in a shallow gully on the east flank of An Carn.


Information from NTS (SCS) January 2016

Condition Survey (1998 - 1998)

This is as described by Dualchas

NTS Ref: BAL 006 (Information from condition report for NTS produced by Jill Harden 2000)

NTS commissioned condition report as follow-up to Dualchas survey undertaken by Jill Harden


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