MHG11214 - Mound - Ferry Wood
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Type and Period (2)
- MOUND (Unknown date)
- (Former Type) CAIRN (Neolithic to Late Iron Age - 4000 BC? to 560 AD?)
- None recorded
NH89NW 1 817 963.
(Area: NH 817 963) Tumuli (NR)
OS 6" map, Sutherland, 2nd ed., (1907)
Tumuli: 'About 1/2 mile SE of Loch Unes there are several tumuli which are very well defined on the ground by their being covered with very green grass."
Name Book 1873. <1>
In this area there are about half a dozen large, grass-covered sandy mounds. They appear to be natural mounds with nothing to suggest 'cairns'.
Visited by OS (W D J) 2 May 1964.
Sand dunes. No change to previous report
Visitedby OS (R L) 10 November 1969.
Nothing visible during field survey. Heavy erosion in area this may have removed site of Tumuli. <2>
- <1> SHG3354 Text/Publication/Volume: Name Book (County). Object Name Books of the Ordnance Survey. Book No. 23, 26.
- <2> SHG24912 Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Sneddon, D, Gheorghiou, D, Hansom, J and Shearer, I. 03/2010. East Sutherland Coastal Zone Assessment survey: Data Structure Report. Glasgow University Archaeological Research Division (GUARD). 12/9/10. Digital. Site 154.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 8169 9629 (14m by 14m) (Buffered by site type)|
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Investigations/Events (1)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/15328 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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