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Dalvina Lodge,hut circle 1300m south of

A Scheduled Monument in North, West and Central Sutherland, Highland

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Latitude: 58.3531 / 58°21'11"N

Longitude: -4.2279 / 4°13'40"W

OS Eastings: 269717

OS Northings: 942670

OS Grid: NC697426

Mapcode National: GBR H6YN.62H

Mapcode Global: WH4B7.09ZS

Entry Name: Dalvina Lodge,hut circle 1300m S of

Scheduled Date: 17 February 1993

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM5628

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric domestic and defensive: hut circle, roundhouse; Secular: enclosure

Location: Farr

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: North, West and Central Sutherland

Traditional County: Sutherland


The monument consists of a prehistoric house, a hut circle on a low knoll in fairly level moorland.

The hut circle is oval in shape, measuring 12.5m N-S by 10m E-W. It is defined by a wall 0.2m maximum height and 1.7m wide. There are slight indications of an entrance to the S.

The area to be scheduled measures 50m in diameter, to include the hut circle and an area around in which traces of activities associated with its construction and use may survive, as shown in red on the accompanying map.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Statement of Scheduling

The monument is of national importance for its potential contribution to an understanding of prehistoric domestic life and farming practices.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland



RCAHMS records the monument as NC64SE 6.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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