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Little Rock

Mound (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Little Rock

Classification Mound (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 7366

Site Number NC96SE 43

NGR NC 9771 6349

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 43 9771 6349.

At NC 9771 6349, on a slight change of slope on a S-facing rise, is a prominent mound of stones 4.5m in diameter by 0.4m high. It is turf-covered and whin-overgrown, and has been disturbed to show its content of rounded stones. No other features are noted. It could be a burial cairn or equally a clearance heap.

Surveyed at 1:10,000.

Visited by OS (J M) 11 August 1981.

Although visited during a pre-afforestation survey of Sandside Estate, there are no specific references to this site in the report.

C Dagg 13 October 1998; NMRS MS 1008/3

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