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Brae Farm

Burial Cairn (Prehistoric)

Site Name Brae Farm

Classification Burial Cairn (Prehistoric)

Alternative Name(s) Easter Brae

Canmore ID 13691

Site Number NH66SE 5

NGR NH 66146 62789

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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

Archaeology Notes

NH66SE 5 6614 6278.

(NH 6614 6278) Cairn (NR)

OS 6" map, (1959)

This unchambered round cairn, 24' in diameter, has a well-defined kerb of large stones. The cairn now stands only 2' high and has a depression in the centre which suggests either robbing, or the collapse of a central cist.

A A Woodham 1956.

A round cairn as described by Woodham.

Re-surveyed at 1/2500.

Visited by OS (N K B) 27 January 1966.

No change to previous field report.

Surveyed at 1:10 000.

Visited by OS (J B) 11 January 1978.

Activities

Field Visit (May 1979)

Easter Brae NH 661 627 NH66SE 5

This cairn stands 10m S of the long cairn NH66SE 4; it measures 6.5m in diameter over a kerb of boulders and has been robbed at the centre.

RCAHMS 1979, visited May 1979

Woodham 1956, 75, no. 23

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