MHG10010 - Chambered Cairn, Carn Liath


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  • CHAMBERED CAIRN (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

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NH69SW 25 6092 9305.

(NH 6092 9305) Carn Liath (NR)
OS 6" map, Sutherland, 2nd ed., (1907)

Carn Liath, a round cairn about 65ft in diameter and 9ft high, but as the passage and chamber are filled with rubbish nothing can be seen of the structure except the top of a large stone near the centre. When visited by the RCAHMS (1911), certain large stones set upright suggested a chambered character.
RCAHMS 1911, visited 1909; A S Henshall 1963.

A chambered cairn, as described above.
Visited by OS (R D L) 4 June 1963.

No change. Visited by OS (J B) 22 September 1980.

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Grid reference Centred NH 6091 9305 (80m by 80m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH69SW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish CREICH

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