MHG11740 - Lednabirichen

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Type and Period (1)

  • CAIRN (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NH79SE 2 7609 9330.

(NH 7609 9330) Cairn (NR) OS 6" map, (1960)

About 16' to the N (of NH79SE 1) lies another circular cairn, with a diameter of about 36' and a height of about 3'6". It has been opened up in places, but neither cist nor chamber is exposed.
RCAHMS 1911, visited 1909.

A circular cairn of bare rubble stones on the brink of a S-facing slope, It measures c.11.5m in diameter and c.1.0m maximum height. The centre is disturbed but no structure is exposed. It is possible that it is connected to the cairn immediately to the SE. (See NH79SE 1). Re-surveyed at 1/2500.
Visited by OS (A A) 25 March 1971.


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, 49, No. 139 (Text/Report). SHG2657.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NH 7607 9328 (22m by 20m)
Map sheet NH79SE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish DORNOCH

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