MHG12072 - Druim Baile Fuir North

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Type and Period (1)

  • CAIRN (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

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Full Description

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 18 5603 0292.

(NC 5603 0292) Cairn (NR).
OS 1:10,000 map, (1970)

A turf-covered cairn, situated on the edge of a declivity, consisting of a base platform 12.1m in diameter, which forms a berm 2.1m to 3.0m wide to a mound 1.2m to 1.8m high.
RCAHMS 1911; Visited by OS (R D L) 26 June 1963.

This cairn, as described by previous authorities, is situated in a clearing within a forestry plantation which encroaches on the margin of the cairn.
Revised at 1:10 000.
Visited by OS (J M) 31 August 1976.

Re-scheduled by Historic Scotland, 11/03/02.
See assoc. docs. File for SMR NC50SE0012.
J Aikten : 16/05/02.


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. 450 (Text/Report). SHG2657.


Forestry Commission & Historic Scotland, 2008, Druim Baile Fiur, Stone Circle, Cairns and Hut Circles 1200 m NW of Achany (Text/Report/Management Plan). SHG23379.

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NC 5603 0291 (14m by 14m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC50SE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish LAIRG

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