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Sanday, Cleat

Burnt Mound (Prehistoric)

Site Name Sanday, Cleat

Classification Burnt Mound (Prehistoric)

Canmore ID 3623

Site Number HY74SW 4

NGR HY 7055 4263

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Orkney Islands
  • Parish Lady
  • Former Region Orkney Islands Area
  • Former District Orkney
  • Former County Orkney

Archaeology Notes

HY74SW 4 7055 4263.

(HY 7055 4263) Tumulus (NR)

OS 6"map, orkney, 2nd ed.,(1900).

A mound of burnt stones.

RCAHMS 1946, visited 1928.

A turf-covered mound of burnt stones 0.7m high.

Re-surveyed at 1/2500.

Visited by OS(NKB) 12 July 1970.

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Desk Based Assessment (28 April 1970)

A mound of burnt stones.

Information from OS (ES) 28 April 1970.

Source: RCAHMS 1946, visited 1928.

Field Visit (12 July 1970)

A turf-covered mound of burnt stones 0.7m high.

Re-surveyed at 1/2500.

Visited by OS(NKB) 12 July 1970.

Orkney Smr Note (August 1979)

Listed among burnt mounds. [R1]

A turf-covered mound of burnt stones 0.7m high.

OS visit Jul 70.

As described.

Information from Orkney SMR (RGL) Aug 79.

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