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Clachan Burn

Cairn (Period Unassigned), Cist (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Clachan Burn

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

Canmore ID 6228

Site Number NC75NW 26

NGR NC 7399 5898

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NC75NW 26 7399 5898.

(NC 7399 5898) Cairn (NR)

OS 6" map, (1964)

This heather covered cairn on a low knoll measures about 10.5m in diameter and 1.0m high. It has been opened and a centrally placed slab lined cist revealed, the southern side of which is missing. The cist measures 1.4m east-west, with the east and west slabs 1.2m long and 0.6m high.

Visited by OS (J L D) 27 April 1960 and (J B) 31 August 1977.


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