Font Size

100% 150% 200%

Background Colour

Default Contrast
Close Reset


Cairn (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Savalbeg

Classification Cairn (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 5003

Site Number NC50NE 33

NGR NC 5977 0772

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


Ordnance Survey licence number AC0000807262. All rights reserved.
Canmore Disclaimer. © Copyright and database right 2024.

Toggle Aerial | View on large map

Digital Images

Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NC50NE 33 5977 0772.

(NC 597 077) Behind the shepherd's house at Savalbeg is the half of a cairn, the house being partially built on the site of the remainder. It appears to have been circular, with a diameter of from 60 to 70ft, and where the section is exposed, is still about 6ft high. It is overgrown with grass on the surface. Neither cist nor chamber is visible.

RCAHMS 1911.

NC 5977 0772. There is now no evidence of a cairn here.

Visited by OS (W D J) 27 June 1963.

There is no trace and no local knowledge of a cairn in this location.

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


MyCanmore Image Contributions

Contribute an Image

MyCanmore Text Contributions