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CAIRNFIELD

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A group of cairns in close proximity to each other, the majority of which are clearance cairns.

Small Cairns (Non-Preferred)

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Related Terms

Term Note
BOUNDARY CAIRN A cairn used to indicate the limit of an area or a piece of land.
CAIRN A monument featuring a bank or mound constructed primarily of stone. Use specific term where known.
CAIRN CEMETERY A group of cairns in close proximity which are predominantly funerary or ritual in nature.
CLEARANCE CAIRN An irregularly constructed, generally unstructured, mound of stones. Often, but not necessarily, circular. Normally a byproduct of field clearance for agricultural purposes.
RIG AND FURROW A series of ridges (rigs), separated by furrows, created by ploughing.

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