MHG10302 - Little Creich

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Type and Period (1)

  • CAIRNFIELD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NH68NW 1 centred 636 897.

(NH 6371 8970) Cairns (NR)(Two shown)
OS 6" map, Sutherland, 2nd ed., (1911)

A small group of seven or eight mounds of the usual character, one measuring some 23ft in diameter and 3,5ft high.
RCAHMS 1911.

Centred at NH 636 897 on brink of SW slope are about 30 stone clearance heaps, amongst them two published as "Cairns" on OS 6"map, Sutherland, 2nd ed., (1907). There is no trace of huts, lynchets or field walls, but the clearance heaps appear to be similar to those of Iron Age field systems elsewhere.
Visited by OS (A A) 11 November 1969.

No change Visited by OS (J B) 9 September 1980.


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, 25, No. 64 (Text/Report). SHG2657.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NH 6360 8979 (311m by 224m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH68NW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish CREICH

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