MHG12734 - Kinvonvie
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Type and Period (1)
- CAIRN (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)
- None recorded
NC60NW 14 6002 0663.
(NC 6002 0663) Tumuli (NR)
OS 6"map, Sutherlandshire, 1st ed., (1873)
A group of about half a dozen mounds of the ordinary type, all grass-grown.
RCAHMS 1911, visited 1909.
Turf-covered mounds, almost certainly field clearance heaps. One of the largest has a hollowed-out top, not unlike a kiln.
Visited by OS (W D J) 28 June 1963.
From nine to a dozen clearance heaps occur over an area of nearly a hectare. The largest, an alleged cairn (Information contained in letters from T C Welsh to OS, 20 August 1969 and 4 April 1971) (NC60NW 18) is almost undoubtedly a clearance heap, dug into at sometime in the past. No measurable cultivation plots or hut circles are evident.
Visited by OS (J B) 7 October 1980.
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: Forbes W. 1820. Sutherlandshire.
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: Gordon R. 1636-52. Sutherland Strath Okel & Strath Carron.
- --- 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. . 145, No. 415.
|Grid reference||Centred NC 6002 0662 (14m by 14m) (Buffered by site type)|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/5428 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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