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Badyo,hut circles and farmstead 1900m south west of

A Scheduled Monument in Highland, Perth and Kinross

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Latitude: 56.7216 / 56°43'17"N

Longitude: -3.6862 / 3°41'10"W

OS Eastings: 296904

OS Northings: 760154

OS Grid: NN969601

Mapcode National: GBR KB8Y.N5V

Mapcode Global: WH5MK.B9XY

Entry Name: Badyo,hut circles and farmstead 1900m SW of

Scheduled Date: 18 February 1991

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM4969

Schedule Class: Cultural

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

Location: Moulin

County: Perth and Kinross

Electoral Ward: Highland

Traditional County: Perthshire


The monument comprises the remains of three circular houses (hut circles) of the Bronze Age and several buildings of the period before the agricultural improvements. The northern circle measures 16m in diameter; two rectangular buildings have been built over it in the pre-improvement period. The southern circle is a double walled "Dalrulzion" type, measuring 10m in diameter internally. The western circle measures 14.5m in diameter.

To the NE of the southern circle are the remains of further rectangular buildings; the largest is 32m long and 6m wide. There are also the remains of cultivation. The areas to be scheduled around the northern and western circles are 30m in diameter, that around the southern circle and the adjacent rectangular buildings and cultivation remains measures 80m in diameter, all as marked in red on the attached map.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Statement of Scheduling

The monuments are of national importance because of their potential to contribute to an understanding of upland prehistoric settlement and economy. Their importance is increased by their proximity to other monuments of potentially contemporary date.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland



RCAHMS records the monument as NN 96 SE 3, 4, 5 and 6.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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