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Broubster

Burnt Mound (Prehistoric), Structure (Period Unassigned)(Possible)

Site Name Broubster

Classification Burnt Mound (Prehistoric), Structure (Period Unassigned)(Possible)

Canmore ID 7958

Site Number ND06SW 30

NGR ND 0298 6013

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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

Archaeology Notes

ND06SW 30 0298 6013.

At ND 0298 6013 is a turf-covered burnt mound measuring 11.0m N-S by 6.0m and 0.9m high; it is formed by two distinct N and S peaks, a depression in the E faces a damp, reed-filled hollow. Where the turf has eroded, a content of burnt stone is visible. Some 9.0m to the W, a small indistinct hollow, about 3.0m across, is possibly the site of an associated structure.

Surveyed at 1:10,000

Visited by OS (J B) 28 September 1981.

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Field Visit (28 September 1981)

At ND 0298 6013 is a turf-covered burnt mound measuring 11.0m N-S by 6.0m and 0.9m high; it is formed by two distinct N and S peaks, a depression in the E faces a damp, reed-filled hollow. Where the turf has eroded, a content of burnt stone is visible. Some 9.0m to the W, a small indistinct hollow, about 3.0m across, is possibly the site of an associated structure.

Surveyed at 1:10,000

Visited by OS (J B) 28 September 1981.

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