MHG11102 - Chambered Cairn, Skelpick


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Type and Period (1)

  • CHAMBERED CAIRN (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NC75NW 9 7217 5635.
Chambered Cairn (NR) OS 6"map, (1964)

The heavily robbed remains of an Orkney-Cromarty type round cairn with a polygonal chamber, lying on flat moorland terrace. The edge of the cairn is still clearly defined giving a diameter of about 93ft. The entrance has been from south where a pair of portal stones, one fallen, can still be seen as can some of structural stones of chamber.
RCAHMS 1911; A S Henshall 1963.

The remains of this chambered cairn are generally as described, standing 2m high. It has been used as a rubbish tip.
Visited by OS (J L D) 2 May 1960.

No change to previous reports. Revised at 1/10,000.
Visited by OS (J B) 1 August 1977.

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Grid reference Centred NC 7217 5635 (80m by 80m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC75NW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish FARR

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