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Skelpick Burn

Cairnfield (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Skelpick Burn

Classification Cairnfield (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 6297

Site Number NC75SW 1

NGR NC 740 543

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NC75SW 1 740 543.

(NC 740 543) Tumuli (NR) (Twelve shown)

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

About two dozen field clearance heaps covering an area of about 120m NW-SE by 50m NE-SW, on a low ridge. They are generally 3.6m to 4.2m in diameter but one, near the burn at the north end of the ridge measures 6.4m by 2.4m (See also NC75SW 68).

RCAHMS 1911, visited 1909; Visited by OS (J L D) 5 May 1960.

These stone clearance heaps, 10.0m - 15.0m apart, are of the type usually associated with hut circles. There is heather-covered embanking at the foot of the slope in the east and south.

Visited by OS (J M) 21 July 1977.


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