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Morvich Lodge

Cairn(S) (Period Unassigned), Cist(S) (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Morvich Lodge

Classification Cairn(S) (Period Unassigned), Cist(S) (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 5939

Site Number NC70SE 3

NGR NC 7603 0059

NGR Description NC 7603 0059 and NC 7600 0054

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NC70SE 3 7603 0059 and 7600 0054.

('A' NC 7603 0059; 'B' NC 7600 0054) Cairns (NR)

OS 1:10,000 map, (1970)

There are two cairns, each containing a cist, and a number of small mounds 1/2 mile E of Morvich Lodge. One of the cists is polygonal. RCAHMS 1911, visited 1911

The two cairns ('A' and 'B') noted by RCAHM(2) are mutilated. The "Mounds" noted by RCAHM are stone clearance heaps (See NC70SE 13).

'A' is 9.5m in diameter by 0.6m high. Just S of the centre is a cist, 1.1m long, E-W by 0.4m by 0.3m deep.

'B' 7.5m in diameter by 1.0m high, has a kerb. There is no sign of a cist and the polygonal one mentioned by RCAHM is an old excavation. Revised at 1:10,000.

Visited by OS (R D L) 15 April 1964 and (J M) 15 July 1975.


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