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Invershin Station

Chambered Cairn (Neolithic)

Site Name Invershin Station

Classification Chambered Cairn (Neolithic)

Canmore ID 13023

Site Number NH59NE 4

NGR NH 5793 9584

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Creich (Sutherland)
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Sutherland
  • Former County Sutherland

Archaeology Notes

NH59NE 4 5793 9584.

(NH 5793 9584) Burial Chamber {NR}.

OS 6" map, (1970)

The six upright stones which have formed the foundation of an oval chamber (Orkney-Cromarty type). The cairn has been entirely removed. The chamber measures 13' N-S by 7'. It has been entered from the S between two transverse portal stones. A slab forms the back of the chamber, and there have been two slabs on each side; that on the SW is now missing.

RCAHMS 1911; A S Henshall 1963, visited 1954.

The remains of the chamber are as described.

Surveyed at 1:2500.

Visited by OS (R D L) 4 June 1963.

No change to previous field report.

Visited by OS (J M) 4 November 1976.

No change to previous report.

Visited by RCAHMS (JRS) October 1989

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