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Golford

Cist(S) (Period Unassigned), Ring Cairn (Neol/bronze Age)(Possible), Stone Circle (Neol/bronze Age)(Possible)

Site Name Golford

Classification Cist(S) (Period Unassigned), Ring Cairn (Neol/bronze Age)(Possible), Stone Circle (Neol/bronze Age)(Possible)

Canmore ID 15578

Site Number NH95SE 3

NGR NH 9616 5488

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Auldearn
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Nairn
  • Former County Nairn

Archaeology Notes

NH95SE 3 9616 5488

A 'stone circle', which was possibly a Clava cairn, and several empty cists were removed from here about 1863.

RCAHMS 1978, visited May 1978

Site falls in an almost flat arable field. No further information.

Visited by OS (RD) 16 August 1965.

Activities

Field Visit (22 September 1943)

This site was included within the RCAHMS Emergency Survey (1942-3), an unpublished rescue project. Site descriptions, organised by county, vary from short notes to lengthy and full descriptions and are available to view online with contemporary sketches and photographs. The original typescripts, manuscripts, notebooks and photographs can also be consulted in the RCAHMS Search Room.

Information from RCAHMS (GFG) 10 December 2014.

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