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Skelpick Burn

Cairnfield (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Skelpick Burn

Classification Cairnfield (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 6214

Site Number NC75NW 13

NGR NC 732 554

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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

Archaeology Notes

NC75NW 13 732 554.

(NC 732 554) Tumuli (NR)

OS 6"map, Sutherland, 1st ed., (1873)

Small cairns of stones raised over the dead of a battle with Danish invaders.

Name Book 1873.

Field clearance heaps and an old turf field bank. No hut circles are visible. The cleared area measures approximately 300m. NW-SE by 100m and lies on flat moorland.

RCAHMS 1911, visited 1909; Visited by OS (J L D) 2 May 1960.

This area of field clearance is an described; no measurable plots can

be identified.

Visited by OS (J B) 1 August 1977.

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