MHG11077 - Battle Site? Clearance Mounds, Skelpick Burn

Summary

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Type and Period (1)

  • CLEARANCE CAIRN (CULTURE 800; CULTURE 1300; , Norse - 800 AD to 1300 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

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.


Name Book (County), Object Name Books of the Ordnance Survey, Book No. 20, 190 (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG3351.


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/Report). SHG2657.

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NC 7318 5545 (304m by 266m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC75NW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish FARR

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