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Upper Shampher

Cairn (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Upper Shampher

Classification Cairn (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Ardlair

Canmore ID 36204

Site Number NO69SE 2

NGR NO 6689 9337

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Aberdeenshire
  • Parish Strachan
  • Former Region Grampian
  • Former District Kincardine And Deeside
  • Former County Kincardineshire

Archaeology Notes

NO69SE 2 6689 9337.

(NO 6689 9337) Cairn (NR)

OS 6" map, (1959)

A round cairn of stones, about 100' in diameter and 30' in height.

Name Book 1864.

A cairn of bare stones on a slope, partly robbed in the N and S. It measures about 25m in diameter and is about 3.0m high; it appears to stand on a platform about 29m in diameter and 0.6m high which may be an original feature although accentuated particularly in the S by ploughing. It is similar to NO69SE 3.

Resurveyed at 1:2500.

Visited by OS (AA) 11 August 1972.

No change to previous field report.

Surveyed at 1:10,000.

Visited by OS (NKB) 28 April 1978.

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