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Hill Of Nigg

Field System (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Hill Of Nigg

Classification Field System (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 15287

Site Number NH87SW 16

NGR NH 837 711

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Nigg (Ross And Cromarty)
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Ross And Cromarty
  • Former County Ross And Cromarty

Archaeology Notes

NH87SW 16 837 711

NH 835 711. This cluster of small cairns on the SE slopes of the Hill of Nigg may be associated with a cottage of recent date, which stands 200m to the SE.

RCAHMS 1979.

NH 836 711. An area of about two hectares of heather-covered stone-free ground. Three clearance heaps, about 4.0m across, occur together with smaller examples. A distinct lynchet runs along the NE side of the area. These cultivation remains are more indicative of a prehistoric rather than a medieval or post-medieval date.

Visited by OS, 24 April 1981.

Visited, not much evidence, extent possible cairn, well back from study area at top of cliffs.

CFA/MORA Coastal Assessment Survey 1998.

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