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Archaeology Notes

Event ID 650822

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Archaeology Notes


NC75SW 1 740 543.

(NC 740 543) Tumuli (NR) (Twelve shown)

OS 6"map, Sutherland, 1st ed., (1873)

About two dozen field clearance heaps covering an area of about 120m NW-SE by 50m NE-SW, on a low ridge. They are generally 3.6m to 4.2m in diameter but one, near the burn at the north end of the ridge measures 6.4m by 2.4m (See also NC75SW 68).

RCAHMS 1911, visited 1909; Visited by OS (J L D) 5 May 1960.

These stone clearance heaps, 10.0m - 15.0m apart, are of the type usually associated with hut circles. There is heather-covered embanking at the foot of the slope in the east and south.

Visited by OS (J M) 21 July 1977.

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