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Archaeology Notes

Event ID 650395

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Archaeology Notes


NC73SE 1 7942 3447.

(NC 7942 3447) Carn Glas (NR)

OS 6"map, (1963)

The name Carn Glas is applied to a burial cairn. It is sited on level ground and overlooks a SW-facing slope containing a settlement and field system (See NC73SE 18) It is 12.8m N-S by 13.4m and is extensively robbed, remaining more or less only in a fairly complete retaining kerb of contiguous boulder-slabs 0.4m high; the little left of body infill has been added to by later stone debris.

Revised at 1:10,560.

Name Book 1873; Visited by OS (E G C) 18 May 1961 and (J M) 18 February 1977.

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