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Upper Sour,broch 315m west of

A Scheduled Monument in Thurso and Northwest Caithness, Highland

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Monument location is shown with schedule boundary polygons where available, otherwise marked as a point on the map which approximates to the centre of the monument.


Latitude: 58.524 / 58°31'26"N

Longitude: -3.5323 / 3°31'56"W

OS Eastings: 310856

OS Northings: 960560

OS Grid: ND108605

Mapcode National: GBR K6N6.6N6

Mapcode Global: WH5BX.Q05R

Entry Name: Upper Sour,broch 315m W of

Scheduled Date: 28 March 1962

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM2218

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric domestic and defensive: broch

Location: Halkirk

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Thurso and Northwest Caithness

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