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Latheronwheel

Clearance Cairn(S) (Period Unassigned), Enclosure (Period Unassigned), Settlement (Period Unassigned)(Possible)

Site Name Latheronwheel

Classification Clearance Cairn(S) (Period Unassigned), Enclosure (Period Unassigned), Settlement (Period Unassigned)(Possible)

Alternative Name(s) Lat 262-9 & 271-3

Canmore ID 8153

Site Number ND13SE 35

NGR ND 187 320

NGR Description Centred ND 187 320

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

ND13SE 35 centred 187 320

See also ND13SE 36.

Centred ND 187 320. A complex of features, only one of which, a possible long cairn (ND13SE 36) is classified as prehistoric. Otherwise, the site, described as a settlement, consists of a possible hut circle, two cairnfields, two cairns, a stone setting, an enclosure and miscellaneous mounds and structures.

C Batey 1982.

A general area of early-modern land-use, now given over to rought pasture, in which is situated a walled enclosure and occasional small piles of cleared stone. No other features were noted.

Visited by OS (J M) 15 October 1982.

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Project (1980 - 1982)

Field Visit (15 October 1982)

A general area of early-modern land-use, now given over to rought pasture, in which is situated a walled enclosure and occasional small piles of cleared stone. No other features were noted.

Visited by OS (J M) 15 October 1982.

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