MHG11969 - Cairn, Saval

Summary

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Type and Period (1)

  • CAIRN (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NC50NE 8 5922 0837.
Cairn (NR) OS 1:10,000 map, (1970)

The remains of a circular cairn with a diameter of about 80ft. It has been almost removed, but a ridge is left standing from 4-5ft high from NW-SE across the centre. Some details of the interior arrangement may be concealed in this fragment as no signs of a chamber are visible elsewhere.
RCAHMS 1911, visited 1909.

A much robbed cairn as described above, with no indication that it was chambered.
Visited by OS (W D J) 21 June 1963.

As described above. Visited by OS (N K B) 9 August 1976.


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, 157, No. 456 (Text/Report). SHG2657.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NC 5921 0837 (14m by 14m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC50NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish LAIRG

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