EHG3154 - Excavation of clearance cairns, Kilbraur Wind Farm, Strath Brora



Headland Archaeology Ltd


Jan-Feb 2007


Archaeological excavation was undertaken on the site of proposed borrow pit in order to fully record the remains of two stone cairns which had been identified during evaluation work in December 2006. During the excavation a further round cairn and a curvilinear stone clearance heap were identified below the peat. The excavation of the cairns revealed them to be simple clearance cairns, associated with the settlement and field system to the east. <1>

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Location Land at Strath Brora
Grid reference Centred NC 77059 06966 (85m by 92m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC70NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Parent/preceding Site Events/Activities (1)

  • Trial trenching - Kilbraur Wind Farm, Strath Brora (Ref: SBW02)

Child/subsequent Site Events/Activities (1)

  • Total station survey - Kilbraur Wind Farm, Strath Brora (Ref: SBW02)

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Record last edited

Nov 6 2015 11:58AM

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