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Fedderat Cairn

Cairn (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Fedderat Cairn

Classification Cairn (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Oldmill Of Schivas; The New House

Canmore ID 20437

Site Number NJ93NW 1

NGR NJ 90177 35016

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Aberdeenshire
  • Parish Tarves
  • Former Region Grampian
  • Former District Gordon
  • Former County Aberdeenshire

Archaeology Notes

NJ93NW 1 90177 35016

Location formerly entered as NJ 9018 3500.

(NJ 9018 3500) Fedderat Cairn (NR) (Remains of Cist found) (NAT)

OS 6" map, (1959)

Fedderat Cairn [NR]

(remains of) [NAT]

OS (GIS) MasterMap, March 2009.

A cairn of small stones in which c. 1861, a cist 'of very fine granite slabs' containing human bones was discovered. The cist was removed Ordnance Survey Name Book (ONB 1868). The remains were described in 1902 as 'hardly recognisable'.

Name Book 1868; F R Coles 1903.

Fedderat Cairn, situated at the edge of a false crest, is a heavily mutilated, turf-covered cairn, c. 12.0m in diameter and c. 0.6m high.

Resurveyed at 1:2500.

Visited by OS (R L) 11 April 1972.

(Location amended to NJ 90177 35016 on basis of depiction on OS (GIS) MasterMap).

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 31 March 2009.

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