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Tor Cruinn

Mound (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Tor Cruinn

Classification Mound (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Lat 246

Canmore ID 8661

Site Number ND23SW 8

NGR ND 2356 3412

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

ND23SW 8 2356 3412.

At ND 2356 3412, prominently situated on the edge of a steep coastal slope is a turf-covered cairn, some 8.5m in diameter and 1.0m high. Mutilation on its W side has exposed two upright stones, but their nature is uncertain.

Surveyed at 1:2500.

Visited by OS (R L) 11 March 1968.

A possibly prehistoric mound, now badly damaged on the W, revealing more stones, none of them upright.

C E Batey 1982.

Activities

Field Visit (11 March 1968)

At ND 2356 3412, prominently situated on the edge of a steep coastal slope is a turf-covered cairn, some 8.5m in diameter and 1.0m high. Mutilation on its W side has exposed two upright stones, but their nature is uncertain.

Surveyed at 1:2500.

Visited by OS (R L) 11 March 1968.

Project (1980 - 1982)

Field Visit (1982)

A possibly prehistoric mound, now badly damaged on the W, revealing more stones, none of them upright.

C E Batey 1982.

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