MHG1165 - Cairnfield, Ceann Na H-Agh


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  • CAIRNFIELD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

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Centred ND 178 307. Five stony mounds, averaging 4 by 3m, are scattered over an area of 3 acres on Ceann na h-Agh. One, to the E of a modern sheep pen, is probably a field clearance heap and the others may be natural.
C Batey 1982.

Running E-W along the steep, heathery slope below the old sheep pen at ND 1778 3071 are about half a dozen mounds, some of which reveal a content of small stone. They are probably early-modern stone clearance heaps.
Visited by OS (J M) 13 October 1982.

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Grid reference Centred ND 1779 3070 (300m by 300m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet ND13SE
Civil Parish LATHERON
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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