A final short season of excavation was undertaken by the University of Glasgow in 2006 at the site of a ring cairn originally discovered and investigated in 2003 (see EHG5911 & EHG5912) with further investigation in 2005 (see EHG5914). During the latter season, a possible feature was identified in the subsoil once most of the cairn material had been removed. This feature was not excavated in 2005, but was identified provisionally as a pit/scoop associated with the initial phase of activity at the cairn. Upon excavation, further Bronze Age sherds were recovered from a layer immediately above the feature, which had produced similar finds in previous seasons. However, the feature itself was unlikely to be man-made, and was more probably an irregular natural hollow, possibly even a tree throw, which was levelled out in the process of cairn construction. <1>
No DSR has been forthcoming. It is anticipated that a published account will be produced at some point [IS-L 13/10/2022].
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