MHG1183 - Field clearance, Latheronwheel


Early modern stone clearance, possibly surrounded by a stony bank.

Type and Period (3)

  • (Former Type) CAIRNFIELD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)
  • CLEARANCE CAIRN (Post Medieval to 21st Century - 1560 AD to 2100 AD)
  • BANK (EARTHWORK)? (Post Medieval to 21st Century - 1560 AD? to 2100 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

ND13SE 56 1845 3181.

A stone scatter covering an area 10 by 8m and comprising a roughly circular, largely grass-covered, stony bank surrounding three stone clusters. <1><2>

Early-modern stone clearance. No bank particularly noted.
Visited by OS 15 October 1982.

Visible from the road although land now under pasture. Dumping of stones along the edge of the hill scarp. <3>

Sources/Archives (3)



Grid reference Centred ND 18449 31809 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND13SE
Civil Parish LATHERON
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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