MHG11847 - Stone Circle, on road Betw Lairg & Altnaharra

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Type and Period (1)

  • STONE CIRCLE (Undated)

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Full Description

NC50NE 51 5806.

On the road between Lairg (NC 58 06) and Altnaharra (NC 56 35), a short way beyond Lairg, on the right hand, there is a small circle of high stones 10 or 12 feet in diameter.
J Horsburgh 1870.

There is no trace and no local knowledge of this alleged stone circle in an area now largely afforested.
Visited by OS (N K B) 30 August 1976.


Horsburgh, J, 1870, 'Notes of cromlechs, duns, hut-circles, chambered cairns, and other remains, in the County of Sutherland', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol. 7, 1866-8, pp 271-9, 271 (Text/Publication/Article). SHG1182.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NC 5800 0600 (40m by 40m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC50NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish LAIRG

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