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Beinn Ratha

Cairn (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Beinn Ratha

Classification Cairn (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 7345

Site Number NC96SE 25

NGR NC 9516 6112

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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

Archaeology Notes

NC96SE 25 9516 6112.

(NC 9516 6112) Cairn (NAT)

OS 6"map, Caithness, 2nd ed., (1907)

A small, relatively modern cairn, 3.0m in diameter and 0.8m high, situated on a rocky outcrop in the saddle between the two highest points of Ben Ratha. The rock has been hewn out to make a small compartment and banked by turf sods, apparently to make a shelter or shooting-butt. Not an antiquity.

Visited by OS (J L D) 24 May 1960.

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