MHG11972 - Achany

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Type and Period (1)

  • CAIRN (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

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Scheduled Ancient Monument Management Plan, 1st April 2003 to 31st March 2008. HS, 11/03/03. See assoc. docs. File.
J Aitken : 25/03/03
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NC50SE 10 5687 0274.
Cairn (NR). OS 1:10,000 map, (1970)

A round cairn, measuring about 55' N-S by 51' 6" E-W and about 5' 9" in height. Towards SW, a portion of cairn has been removed, leaving a space of 8' 6" along the circumference, and extending inwards for 6' 6". In rear of this a clearing of 7' diameter has been made, probably for a shelter. Neither cist nor chamber has been exposed. RCAHMS 1911, visited 1909.

A partly overgrown cairn, generally as described above, 17m in diameter. The space and clearing on the SW described by RCAHMS, is now largely filled in.
Visited by OS (R D L) 25 June 1963.

This cairn, in a clearing within a forestry plantation, is as described by the previous field investigation.
Revised at 1:10,000. Visited by OS (R D L) 25 June 1963.


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, 156, No. 448 (Text/Report). SHG2657.

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Grid reference Centred NC 5687 0274 (14m by 14m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC50SE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish LAIRG

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