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Sgurr Beag

Hut Circle (Prehistoric)

Site Name Sgurr Beag

Classification Hut Circle (Prehistoric)

Alternative Name(s) Balmacara Estate

Canmore ID 87836

Site Number NG82NW 35

NGR NG 8068 2945

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

Activities

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 stone built hut, 10 m in diameter over walls 1 m wide. The walls at the entrance thicken to 2.5 m in width, forming a passage 2.5 m long by 1 m wide on the inside. A ruined twinning pen lies within the hut. Situated in

birch woodland on an east facing hillside.

(BAL94-82-45)

Information from NTS (SCS) January 2016

Condition Survey (1998 - 1998)

The slight remains of this round house are sited above the footpath that passes along the west side of the Coille Mhor Burn gorge, in the birch woodland

NTS Ref: BAL 017 (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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