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Cairn (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Reay

Classification Cairn (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 7362

Site Number NC96SE 4

NGR NC 9745 6470

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 4 9745 6470.

(NC 9746 6470) Mound (NR)

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

The remains of a possible cairn, about 50ft in diameter.

RCAHMS 1911.

The remains of a large grass-covered cairn, 1.5m high and 24.0m E-W by 18.0m transversely, have been hollowed out in the top and mutilated by minor quarrying in the N periphery.

Resurveyed at 1:2500.

Visited by OS (R D) 23 November 1964.

(NC 9745 6470) Cairn (NR)

OS 6" map, (1963)

A turf-covered, flat-topped cairn, reduced to 22.0m in diameter and 0.8m high, otherwise as described.

Visited by OS (J M) 15 July 1981.


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