MHG12119 - Cairn - Kylestrome


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Type and Period (1)

  • CAIRN (Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 551 BC)

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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>

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Grid reference Centred NC 2193 3422 (14m by 14m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC23SW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND

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