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Achrimsdale

Cairnfield (Prehistoric)(Possible)

Site Name Achrimsdale

Classification Cairnfield (Prehistoric)(Possible)

Alternative Name(s) East Clyne; Easter Clynekirkton

Canmore ID 6949

Site Number NC90NW 17

NGR NC 902 065

NGR Description Centred NC 902 065

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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

Archaeology Notes

NC90NW 17 centred 902 065

(NC 9025 0645) Tumuli (NR).

OS 6"map, Sutherland, 2nd ed., (1909).

See also NC80NE 12.

On the moorland above the eastmost crofts of Easter Clynekirkton is a scattered group of small and inconspicuous mounds.

RCAHMS 1911, visited 1909.

Centred: NC902 065 On a gentle SE-facing slope, partly in open moorland and partly amidst early modern cultivation, are about two dozen stone clearance heaps widely scattered over an area of about twelve hectares. They are of a type commonly found in association with hut circles but no huts are apparent, neither are any field plots.

Visited by OS (N K B), 21 January 1976.

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