MHG10010 - Chambered Cairn, Carn Liath
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Type and Period (1)
- CHAMBERED CAIRN (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)
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.
- --- Text/Report: RCAHMS. 1911. The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments and Constructions of Scotland. Second report and inventory of monuments and constructions in the county of Sutherland. . 32, No. 86.
- --- Text/Publication/Monograph: Henshall, A S. 1963. The chambered tombs of Scotland, Volume 1. 317, SUT 26.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 6091 9305 (80m by 80m) (Buffered by site type)|
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External Links (2)
- http://portal.historicenvironment.scot/designation/SM1785 (Online designation description (Historic Environment Scotland))
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/14013 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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