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Cairn (Period Unassigned)(Possible)

Site Name Learable

Classification Cairn (Period Unassigned)(Possible)

Canmore ID 6720

Site Number NC82SE 8

NGR NC 8987 2351

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NC82SE 8 8987 2351.

(NC 89872351) Mound (NR)

OS 6"map, (1962)

A probable cairn, overgrown with grass and heather, measuring 58' to 60' in diameter and 8' to 9' high.

RCAHMS 1911, visited 1909

A large, heather-covered mound as described by the RCAHMS. A slight excavation in the lower NW side indicates that it is probably natural, although several stones protrude.

Visited by OS (W D J) 29 May 1961

A good number of undoubtedly natural mounds occur in the vicinity especially to the south, supporting the probability of the mound's natural origin.

Visited by OS (J B) 20 January 1976


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