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Overhead aerial view of features at S end of The Ord, near Lairg, Sutherland, looking W.

SC 1896318

Description Overhead aerial view of features at S end of The Ord, near Lairg, Sutherland, looking W.

Date 1998

Collection Papers of James Sloan Bone, landscape historian, Inverness, Highland, Scotland

Catalogue Number SC 1896318

Category On-line Digital Images

Scope and Content The area in the image is at the S end of The Ord, an extensive Scheduled Monument comprising chambered cairns, cairns, settlements and field systems, including numerous hut circles. The two prominent features in this image are (1) a horseshoe-shaped feature which does not seem to have been recorded, and does not match the description of a hut circle, MHG33767, nearby; and (b) the stone and turf dyke at upper left corner, bordering a large enclosure. Extensive areas of rig and furrow are visible. The lower edge of the image is bordered by the A839 road. Title and Scope & Content contributed by North of Scotland Archaeological Society (2021).

Accession Number 2019/15

External Reference P10727


File Format (TIF) Tagged Image File Format bitmap

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