MHG10651 - Achcoillenaborgie

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Type and Period (1)

  • FIELD SYSTEM (Undated)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NC75NW 4 7164 5890.

(NC 7160 5900) Tumuli (NR) (Eight shown)
OS 6"map, Sutherland, 1st ed., (1873)

Small cairns in which are interred human remains.
Name Book 1873.

Along the slopes of the shelving hillside are small tumuli, about 10 feet in diameter and 5 feet high, composed of earth and stones, which yield an unctuous substance at the centre when excavated showing that the slope was used as a prehistoric cemetery.
A Mackay 1914

A minor field system covering an area some 250m N-S by 100m E-W and consisting of stone clearance heaps and lynchets with fields measuring between 30m by 15m and 20m by 10m.
Visited by OS (A A) 20 July 1971.

No change to previous field report.
Visited by OS (J B) 20 July 1977.


Name Book (County), Object Name Books of the Ordnance Survey, Book No. 20, 136 (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG3351.


Beaton, D (ed.), 1914, History of the Province of Caithness and Sutherland from the Earliest Times to 1615, 6-7 (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG2457.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NC 7164 5897 (140m by 214m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC75NW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish FARR

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