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Sheriffmuir Road, Pendreich

Cairn (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Sheriffmuir Road, Pendreich

Classification Cairn (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Pendreich 1; Sheriff Muir

Canmore ID 47127

Site Number NS89NW 23

NGR NS 8124 9922

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Stirling
  • Parish Logie (Stirling)
  • Former Region Central
  • Former District Stirling
  • Former County Stirlingshire

Archaeology Notes

NS89NW 23 8124 9922.

NS 812 992. A round cairn is situated on a low ridge, 800' OD, 1,050 yds ENE of Pendreich. It measures 40' in diameter by 2'8" in maximum height. It is mostly grass-covered, but a shallow depression in the centre, possibly caused by excavation, reveals a few boulders.

RCAHMS 1963, visited 1954

NS 8124 9922. A turf-covered cairn as described. The central boulders are not part of a cist.

Surveyed at 1:10,000 scale.

Viosited by OS (JP) 12 February 1974

NS 812 992 This cairn measures 12m in diameter and 0.8m high; a slight depression at its centre may have been caused by an excavation.

RCAHMS 1963; RCAHMS 1979, visited September 1978

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