MHG12082 - Carnich


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Type and Period (1)

  • CAIRNFIELD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NC50SE 3 570 042.

(NC 5700 0422) Tumuli (NR)(site of)
OS 6"map, Sutherland, 2nd ed., (1907)

(NC 570 042) Tumuli (NR) (covers area of about 200m N-S)
OS 6"map, Sutherland, 1st ed., (1874)

Tumuli - "Some Tumuli are situated about 5 chains west of Carnich" (NC 567 042) Name Book 1873.

It seems probable these were mounds of the stone clearance type profuse in this neighbourhood.
Visited by OS (R D L) 28 June 1963.

In this area are occasional, low, peat or turf-covered mounds of probably prehistoric cultivation, overtaken by early-modern agriculture. Visited by OS (J M) 1 September 1976.

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Grid reference Centred NC 5685 0427 (501m by 211m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC50SE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish LAIRG

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