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The Barry Cairn

Commemorative Monument (Period Unassigned), Quern(S)

Site Name The Barry Cairn

Classification Commemorative Monument (Period Unassigned), Quern(S)

Alternative Name(s) Wic 096

Canmore ID 88208

Site Number ND36SE 32

NGR ND 3559 6165

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

ND36SE 32 3559 6165

The Barry Cairn, modern, about 2m high composed of a large number of miscellaneous quern-stones. It's plaque was removed to the Church of Scotland, Keiss (ND36SW 24). It is a sandstone block 1.48 by 0.54 by 0.1m thick nearing the date 1914 and the likeness and coat of Sir Francis Tress Barry.

WIC 096 (cairn) and 110 (plaque).

C E Batey Caithness Coastal Survey 1981.

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Project (1980 - 1982)

Field Visit (1981)

The Barry Cairn, modern, about 2m high composed of a large number of miscellaneous quern-stones. It's plaque was removed to the Church of Scotland, Keiss (ND36SW 24). It is a sandstone block 1.48 by 0.54 by 0.1m thick nearing the date 1914 and the likeness and coat of Sir Francis Tress Barry.

WIC 096 (cairn) and 110 (plaque).

C E Batey Caithness Coastal Survey 1981.

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