| Round Huts are little
circular buildings, which were built during the Stone Age to the Iron
Age. The people who inhabited these dwellings survived by hunting
wild boar, deer, birds and fish. They also gathered vegetation, roots,
berries and other fruits.
During this time people started to make fields for cows, goats
and things like that.
They were built at Duntelchaig because there was a river for water,
fish and tree for timber for building the huts. It was built on
top of a hill so that they could see their foe coming and everything
The hut circles were built by a few stones at the bottom and the
size would depend on the size of the timber growing nearby. The
roof would be thatched with heather and the smoke from the fire
would give the heather a longer life so the people could stay a