MHG12119 - Cairn - Kylestrome
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Type and Period (1)
- CAIRN (Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 551 BC)
NC23SW 3 2193 3422.
(NC 2193 3422) Cairn (NR) OS 6"map, (1967)
This apparently undisturbed cairn stands on a slight rocky eminence. It measures 35 ft E-W by 25 ft transversely and is about 5 ft high. It is built against a rock to the S. RCAHMS 1911.
A well-preserved cairn, 15.5m in diameter, maximum height 1.7m. It is considerably mutilated, but otherwise undisturbed; there is no evidence of a chamber.
Visited by OS (W D J) 21 April 1961 and (N K B) 22 August 1980.
GR corrected to above to cover cairn as marked on modern OS and scheduled area - HAW 2/2004
The scheduling was reassessed by Historic Environment Scotland in 2018. It was proposed that the description be updated and the scheduled area should be enlarged. <1>
The proposed amendments by Historic Environment Scotland took effect on 01/08/2018. <2> <3>
- --- Text/Report: 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. . 57, No. 170.
- <1> Text/Designation Notification/Scheduled Monument: Historic environment Scotland Designations Team. 2018. Designation Assessment: Kylestrome, cairn SSW of (SM1800). Historic Environment Scotland. 03/07/2018. Digital.
- <2> Text/Designation Notification/Scheduled Monument: Historic Environment Scotland. 2018. Scheduling amendment Notification - SM1833 & SM1800. Historic Environment Scotland. 02/08/2018. Digital.
- <3> Text/Designation Notification/Scheduled Monument: Historic Environment Scotland. 2018. Schedule of Monuments: SM1800: Kylestrome, cairn 130m SW of. Historic Environment Scotland. 25/07/2018. Digital.
|Grid reference||Centred NC 2193 3422 (14m by 14m) (Buffered by site type)|
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External Links (2)
- http://portal.historicenvironment.scot/designation/SM1800 (Online designation description (Historic Environment Scotland))
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/4677 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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