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Archaeology Notes

Event ID 691448

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Archaeology Notes


NO69SE 3 65935 93010.

(NO 6593 9300) Cairn (NR)

OS 6" map, (1959)

A cairn of rounded stones about 100' in diameter and 30' high.

Name Book 1864.

A cairn of bare stones c.27.0m in diameter and 4.5m high. It stands on a platform about 33.0m in diam. and 0.8m high which may be original although accentuated by ploughing. It is similar to NO69SE 2 though better preserved. A semi-circular heap of stones to the W seems to be entirely field clearance.

Resurveyed at 1:2500

Visited by OS (A A) 11 August 1972

Visible on air photographs AAS/93/06/G15/12-15. Copies held by Grampian Regional Council.

Information from Mrs M Greig, Grampian Regional Council, March 1994.

(Location cited as NO 6593 9300: nominated as Site of Regional Significance).

This platform cairn is situated on a shelf at an altitude of 170m OD.

[Air and ground photographic imagery listed].

NMRS, MS/712/35.

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