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Creag An Amalaidh

Cairn(S) (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Creag An Amalaidh

Classification Cairn(S) (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 14792

Site Number NH79NE 7

NGR NH 760 973

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Dornoch
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Sutherland
  • Former County Sutherland

Archaeology Notes

NH79NE 7 760 973.

(Centred NH 760 972) Cairns (NR)

OS 6" map, (1960)

A group of about twelve mounds.

RCAHMS 1911, visited 1909.

An area of stone clearance heaps on the SE slopes of Creag an Amalaidh, possibly associated with the settlement about 500m to the W (NH79NE 1). There is no trace of huts or cultivation plots.

Visited by OS (N K B) 25 November 1969.


Field Visit (7 July 1909)

110. Creag an Amalaidh.

About 1/3 m. WSW. of Cambusmore Lodge, on the upper side of the road to Achinael, is a group of about a dozen mounds of the usual small circular type. One, however, is sub-oval, measuring 22' x 12', with its longest axis NE. and SW.

OS 6-inch map: Sutherland Sheet cix.

RCAHMS 1911, visited (AOC) 7th July 1909.


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