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Burial Cairn (Prehistoric)(Possible)

Site Name Leachonich

Classification Burial Cairn (Prehistoric)(Possible)

Alternative Name(s) Lechanich, Leachonich

Canmore ID 13831

Site Number NH68NE 30

NGR NH 68225 85890

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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


Field Visit (2 November 1970)

NH68NE 30 6820 8589.

At NH 6820 8589 prominently situated one spur is a stony mound about 5.5m in diameter and about 0.3m high. Its top has been disturbed but no structure is exposed. It is possible that this is a clearance heap, but its position suggests it is a cairn.

Visited by OS (A A) 2 November 1970.

Field Visit (September 1978)

Lechanich 2 NH 682 858 NH 68 NE 30

This cairn stands 350m NW of Lechanich farmhouse. It measures about 5.5m in diameter and stands 0.3m high.

RCAHMS 1979, visited September 1978


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