MHG11807 - Newton


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Type and Period (1)

  • CAIRN (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NH78NW 5 7161 8839.

(NH 7161 8839) Cairn (NR) (remains of)
OS 1:10,000 map, (1973)

The remains of a cairn almost entirely overgrown with whins. It appears to have been circular, about 57ft in diameter, but, at some remote period, the interior and east side had been entirely removed.
RCAHMS 1911, visited 1909.

The remains of a cairn generally as described. The west side survives as a stone and earth bank 6m in maximum width and 1.5m high. Elsewhere the cairn has been almost levelled and the whole site is grass and gorse covered.
Surveyed at 1:2500.
Visited by OS (R D L) 6 June 1963.

No change to proceeding reports.
Visited by OS (J M) 18 September 1980.

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Grid reference Centred NH 7161 8838 (14m by 14m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH78NW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish CREICH

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