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Cnoc Ducharie

Cairn (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Cnoc Ducharie

Classification Cairn (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 13777

Site Number NH67SW 14

NGR NH 6235 7165

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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

Archaeology Notes

NH67SW 14 6235 7165.

NH 6235 7165. Some 27m SSE of the cairn at Cnoc Ducharie (NH67SW 13) are the remains of a smaller one. It consists of a much mutilated mound of stones, now mostly grass-covered, 8m in diameter and c.1.2m high. One or two large stones around the perimeter suggest that it may have had a kerb. In the centre of the cairn is a dilapidated rectangular cavity 3.0m long by 2.0m wide by 0.6m deep.

Surveyed at 1/2500

Visited by OS (W D J) 1 May 1963.

This mutilated cairn stands in dense forest.

RCAHMS 1979.

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