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Caen Burn West

Long Cairn (Neolithic)

Site Name Caen Burn West

Classification Long Cairn (Neolithic)

Canmore ID 7434

Site Number ND01NW 2

NGR ND 0078 1783

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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

Archaeology Notes

ND01NW 2 0078 1783

(ND 0078 1783) Long Cairn (NR)

OS 6" map, (1964)

This cairn has been entirely ruined and the centre cleared out leaving merely an outline of stones. It is oriented ESE-WNW and appears to have been about 135 feet long, 27 feet broad at the W end widening to 50 feet in the E. There is no sign of a chamber.

RCAHMS 1911, visited 1909; A S Henshall 1963; Visited by OS (W D J) 23 May 1960.

No change to previous field report. The stones appear to have been arranged to serve as two stock enclosures.

Visited by OS (J B) 30 June 1976.

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