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Wag Of Forse

Burnt Mound (Prehistoric)(Possible)

Site Name Wag Of Forse

Classification Burnt Mound (Prehistoric)(Possible)

Alternative Name(s) Forse House

Canmore ID 8616

Site Number ND23NW 17

NGR ND 2047 3518

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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

Archaeology Notes

ND23NW 17 2047 3518

See also ND23NW 1 and ND23NW 7.

At ND 2047 3518, in the W side of a natural drainage course close to the SW extremity of the Iron Age settlement ND23NW 1, is slightly indented mound, 8.0m in diameter by 0.7m high. A thick turf cover prevents exploration of the core content but a burnt mound is suggested.

Visited by OS (J M) 24 March 1983.

Scheduled with ND23NW 1 and ND23NW 7.

Information from Historic Scotland, scheduling document dated 30 January 2003.

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Field Visit (24 March 1983)

At ND 2047 3518, in the W side of a natural drainage course close to the SW extremity of the Iron Age settlement ND23NW 1, is slightly indented mound, 8.0m in diameter by 0.7m high. A thick turf cover prevents exploration of the core content but a burnt mound is suggested.

Visited by OS (J M) 24 March 1983.

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