MHG11712 - Cairn; Clashmore Wood

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Type and Period (1)

  • CAIRN (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NH79SW 4 7386 9077.

NH 7386 9077. The remains of a cairn situated in an area of cleared woodland. It is a much mutilated mound of stones now covered with heather and gorse. It measures c.17.0m in diameter and has an average height of 1.9m. On the N and W sides of the mound are large hollows, but no evidence of a cist was noted.
Surveyed at 1/2500.
RCAHMS 1911, visited 1909; Visited by OS (W D J) 14 June 1963.


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, 50, No. 144 (Text/Report). SHG2657.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NH 7386 9078 (14m by 14m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH79SW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish DORNOCH

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