MHG10452 - Carn Mor

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Type and Period (1)

  • CAIRN (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NH69SW 16 6104 9174.

A cairn, about 60ft in diameter and 6ft in height and known as 'Carn Mor', lies on the croft of Wm MacKenzie at Tulloch (NH 61 92 ), and about 150 yards SSW of the house.
RCAHMS 1911, visited 1909.

(Area NH 6104 9174) Mrs MacKenzie, aged about eighty, recalls a large cairn in the field to the SW of her house 'Carn Mor'. It was completely removed prior to the 1914-18 war. Nothing can now be seen, the field in question being arable and a row of houses having been built along its west side.
Visited by OS (W D J) 12 June 1963.

The site has now been built upon. The residents of 'Carn Mor' have no knowledge of any finds from the cairn.
Visited by OS (J B) 5 eptember 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, 32, No. 88 (Text/Report). SHG2657.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NH 6103 9173 (14m by 14m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH69SW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish CREICH

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