MHG11077 - Battle Site? Clearance Mounds, Skelpick Burn
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Type and Period (1)
- CLEARANCE CAIRN (CULTURE 800; CULTURE 1300; , Norse - 800 AD to 1300 AD)
- None recorded
NC75NW 13 732 554.
Tumuli (NR) OS 6"map, Sutherland, 1st ed., (1873)
Small cairns of stones raised over the dead of a battle with Danish invaders.
Name Book 1873.
Field clearance heaps and an old turf field bank. No hut circles are visible. The cleared area measures approximately 300m. NW-SE by 100m and lies on flat moorland.
RCAHMS 1911, visited 1909; Visited by OS (J L D) 2 May 1960.
This area of field clearance is an described; no measurable plots can be identified.
Visited by OS (J B) 1 August 1977.
- --- 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. . 72, No. 218.
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: Name Book (County). Object Name Books of the Ordnance Survey. Book No. 20, 190.
|Grid reference||Centred NC 7318 5545 (304m by 266m) (Buffered by site type)|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/6214 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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