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Cairnfield (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Broomhill

Classification Cairnfield (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 4998

Site Number NC50NE 29

NGR NC 5914 0677

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Lairg
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Sutherland
  • Former County Sutherland

Archaeology Notes

NC50NE 29 5914 0677.

(NC 5914 0677) Tumuli (NR)

OS 6" map, Sutherlandshire, 2nd ed., (1908)

A group of seven or eight mounds, the largest of which measures 23 x 21ft.

RCAHMS 1911.

Field clearance heaps.

Visited by OS (W D J) 28 June 1963.

In this area of heather surrounded by cultivation or formerly cultivated land, are about a dozen stone clearance heaps within smooth, stone-free ground. Their appearance and disposition indicate the type normally associated with hut circles. Presumably this minor field system covered a larger area but is destroyed.

Visited by OS (N K B) 12 August 1976.


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