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Bravard,cairn,two hut circles & field system 100m north of

A Scheduled Monument in East Sutherland and Edderton, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.8361 / 57°50'9"N

Longitude: -4.236 / 4°14'9"W

OS Eastings: 267340

OS Northings: 885141

OS Grid: NH673851

Mapcode National: GBR H8X0.GDT

Mapcode Global: WH3CL.X91M

Entry Name: Bravard,cairn,two hut circles & field system 100m N of

Scheduled Date: 18 February 1991

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM4976

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric domestic and defensive: hut circle, roundhouse; Prehistoric ritual and funerary: cairn (

Location: Edderton

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: East Sutherland and Edderton

Description

A cairn measuring 6m in diameter edged with a kerb of stones. Two

hut circles: the northernmost is a platform measuring 7m N-S by 9m

E-W, with a front revetment 1.1m high; the second is a platform of similar dimensions with an entrance on the east. The field system associated with the house platforms is best preserved to the NW and consists of some well defined linear banks and clearance cairns. The area to be preserved measures 170m E-W by 160m N-S to include the features described above and an area around them in which traces of activities associated with their use will survive, as depicted in red

on the attached map.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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