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Cairn (Period Unknown)

Site Name Ferryton

Classification Cairn (Period Unknown)

Alternative Name(s) Inch

Canmore ID 13636

Site Number NH66NE 3

NGR NH 67732 66496

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NH66NE 3 6773 6650.

(NH 6773 6650) Cairn (NR). (Site of).

OS 6" map, (1959)

When visited on 8th September, 1954, this site was under crop, but the farmer stated that his predecessor had removed the cairn, and that no trace of it remained.

The Name Book (1875) described it as a large cairn of stones which had never been opened, but which was traditionally associated with a battle fought in the neighbourhood.

Name Book 1875; A A Woodham 1956; Information from A A Woodham to OS.

There are now no surface remains of this cairn, situated in the middle of a pasture field on gently sloping ground.

Revised at 1/2500.

Visited by OS (R B) 13 January 1966.

Information RCAHMS emergency survey 1943, 19


Field Visit (24 August 1943)

This site was included within the RCAHMS Emergency Survey (1942-3), an unpublished rescue project. Site descriptions, organised by county, vary from short notes to lengthy and full descriptions and are available to view online with contemporary sketches and photographs. The original typescripts, manuscripts, notebooks and photographs can also be consulted in the RCAHMS Search Room.

Information from RCAHMS (GFG) 10 December 2014.

Field Visit (May 1979)

Inch NH 677 665 NH66NE 3

Nothing can be seen of this cairn which stood 270m E of Inch farmhouse.

RCAHMS 1979, visited May 1979

Woodham 1956, 81, no. 42


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