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Allanglach

Clearance Cairn(S) (Prehistoric)(Possible)

Site Name Allanglach

Classification Clearance Cairn(S) (Prehistoric)(Possible)

Alternative Name(s) Arpafeelie

Canmore ID 13613

Site Number NH65SW 9

NGR NH 6199 5018

NGR Description Centred on NH 6199 5018

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Highland
  • Parish Knockbain
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Ross And Cromarty
  • Former County Ross And Cromarty

Archaeology Notes

NH65SW 9 620 502.

(Area: NH 620 502) According to Beaton (1882) there is a cairnfield in a boggy region densely overgrown with trees, brush, etc, in the valley below Teandore farm, but Woodham (1956) could locate only one cairn. It was 10' in diameter and 1'6" high.

A J Beaton 1882; A A Woodham 1956.

No trace in an area of marsh and recently afforested land.

Visited by OS (R B) 10 March 1966

No change.

Visited by OS (N K B) 20 November 1970.

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Note (1979)

Arpafeelie Moor NH 620 502 NH65SW 9

This cairnfield, now in a forestry plantation, may be that in which Beaton noted the destruction of a hut-circle in 1875.

RCAHMS 1979

Beaton 1882, 480; Woodham 1956, 80, no. 38

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