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 going on.

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 bit longer.


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