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Dalhalvaig

Burnt Mound (Prehistoric)

Site Name Dalhalvaig

Classification Burnt Mound (Prehistoric)

Canmore ID 6818

Site Number NC85SE 14

NGR NC 8972 5460

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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

Archaeology Notes

NC85SE 14 8972 5460.

At NC 8972 5460, on a natural shelf, is a roughly circular, turf-covered burnt mound, 10.5m in diameter and 0.6m high, which contains a central hollow 2.5m across and 0.4m deep. The content of earth and small friable stones is exposed in rabbit scrapes, as well as fragments of charcoal. There are old watercourses on each side of the mound and one, possibly two hut circles occur some 80.0m to the south. (See NC85SE 5).

Surveyed at 1/10,000.

Visited by OS (N K B) 2 June 1977,

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Field Visit (2 June 1977)

At NC 8972 5460, on a natural shelf, is a roughly circular, turf-covered burnt mound, 10.5m in diameter and 0.6m high, which contains a central hollow 2.5m across and 0.4m deep. The content of earth and small friable stones is exposed in rabbit scrapes, as well as fragments of charcoal. There are old watercourses on each side of the mound and one, possibly two hut circles occur some 80.0m to the south. (See NC85SE 5).

Surveyed at 1/10,000.

Visited by OS (N K B) 2 June 1977,

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