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Archaeology Notes

Event ID 773322

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Archaeology Notes


NC22SE 16 2517 2064 and 2517 2068

NC 26 20 (centre) A rapid archaeological assessment was undertaken over c 10km2 of the Inchnadamph National Nature Reserve. Features such as the ?Bone Caves? and the shielings had been recorded previously. This survey recorded evidence of post-medieval settlement and agricultural use in addition to that marked on the OS map and the remains of a prehistoric settlement and possible burial cairn:

NC 2517 2064 Possible kerbed burial cairn, c 8m in diameter and 1m high.

NC 2517 2068 Two sub-circular platforms on slight rises; possibly settings for roundhouses, with many clearance cairns in immediate surroundings.

A copy of the report has been lodged with the NMRS.

Sponsor: SNH.

J Harden 1996

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