Sign in / register

Little Laight

You may copy, display, store and make derivative works for personal use or use solely within an educational institution by staff and students, under these conditions: the ScotlandsPlaces website is attributed, there is no commercial use or sale, and no public distribution (for example, by hand, email, or web). Full licence details.

Record Detail

  • Organisation
  • Alternative name(s)
  • Canmore ID
  • Site type
  • Parish
  • Council
  • NGR
    NX 0638 7125
  • Latitude, longitude
    54.998061N, 5.02858W
  • Archaeological notes
    NX07SE 44 0638 7125. A hut circle is situated on the W flank of Laight Moor 350m NNE of the old gun battery on the summit of Little Laight Hill. It measures about 5.5m in diameter within a stony bank 2.4m thick by 0.3m in maximum height and the entrance is on the SE. Around the entrance there is a baffle wall reduced to a stony bank 2m thick and 0.3m high; it forms an antechamber, measuring 3.5m from NE to SW by 2.2m transversely, with an entrance on the NE. At least five small cairns are scattered to the NW of the hut circle. RCAHMS 1987, visited (SH) 19 March 1985
  • Architectural notes

Related material information


  • 1258050 (9/7/1936)
    Glenapp Estate. Oblique aerial photograph facing east.


  • 60902 ()
    Antiquity model 1:10,000 RCAHMS
  • 60902 (1985)
    Survey drawing pencil 1:2500 RCAHMS

1st edition 6-inch maps

TitleDateOther parishes/counties
 Ordnance Survey six-inch to the mile, Ayrshire, Sheet LXXIII1856
 Ordnance Survey six-inch to the mile, Wigtownshire, Sheet 51847

1st edition 25-inch maps

TitleDateOther parishes/counties
 Ordnance Survey 25 inch to the mile Ayr, Sheet 073.071856