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Little Rock

Cairn (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Little Rock

Classification Cairn (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 7334

Site Number NC96SE 15

NGR NC 9764 6370

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Reay
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Caithness
  • Former County Caithness

Archaeology Notes

NC96SE 15 9764 6370.

At NC 9764 6370 there is a small cairn 6.0m in diameter and 0.5m high. On the SW periphery a kerb about 0.2m high is clearly visible, and although there is no visual evidence, this would appear to be a burial cairn.

(Visible on RAF air photographs 106G/Scot/UK 75: 4363-4 (flown 1946).

Surveyed at 1:2500.

Visited by OS (R D) 27 November 1964 and (J L D) 25 June 1960

(NC 9764 6370) Cairn (NR)

OS 6"map, (1963)

A cairn as described, completely overgrown with whin but for the S sector.

Revised at 1:10560.

Visited by OS (J M) 11 August 1981.

The features of this cairn, noted during a pre-afforestation survey of Sandside Estate, is completely overgrown with gorse.

C Dagg 13 October 1998; NMRS MS 1008/3, no.34


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