MHG11998 - The Ord

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Type and Period (1)

  • MOUND (Undated)

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Full Description

NC50NE 34 573 056.

(Area: NC 573 056) A mound about 27ft in diameter, which seems to have been excavated lies about 250 yards SE of the summit of the Ord.
RCAHMS 1911.

There are a number of field clearance heaps in the area indicated, mostly associated with run-rig, and some probably contemporary with the earlier settlement and field system (See NC50NE 13). This particular mound was not located.
Visited by OS (N K B) 21 July 1976.


AP : The Ord North. (Image/Photograph(s)). SHG13390.


Wickham Jones C, The Ord, Lairg A Journey Back in Time (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG3520.


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, 138, No. 397 (Text/Report). SHG2657.


Wickham Jones C; Harden J, 2000, The Ord, Lairg: Archaeological Trail (Text/Publication/Leaflet). SHG2934.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NC 5729 0559 (14m by 14m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC50NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish LAIRG

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