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Cairn (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Saval

Classification Cairn (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 5055

Site Number NC50NE 8

NGR NC 5922 0837

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 8 5922 0837

(NC 5922 0837) Cairn (NR)

OS 1:10,000 map, (1970)

The remains of a circular cairn with a diameter of about 80ft. It has been almost removed, but a ridge is left standing from 4-5ft high from NW-SE across the centre. Some details of the interior arrangement may be concealed in this fragment as no signs of a chamber are visible elsewhere.

RCAHMS 1911, visited 1909.

A much robbed cairn as described above, with no indication that it was chambered.

Visited by OS (W D J) 21 June 1963.

The remains of this cairn are as described above.

Visited by OS (N K B) 9 August 1976.


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