MHG12895 - Chambered Cairn, Invershin Station


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  • CHAMBERED CAIRN (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

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NH59NE 4 5793 9584.
Burial Chamber {NR}. OS 6"map, (1970)

The six upright stones which have formed the foundation of an oval chamber (Orkney-Cromarty type). The cairn has been entirely removed. The chamber measures 13' N-S by 7'. It has been entered from the S between two transverse portal stones. A slab forms the back of the chamber, and there have been two slabs on each side; that on the SW is now missing.
A S Henshall 1963, visited 1954; RCAHMS 1911.

The remains of the chamber are as described.
Surveyed at 1:2500. Visited by OS (R D L) 4 June 1963.

No change. Visited by OS (J M) 4 November 1976.

No change. Visited by RCAHMS (JRS) October 1989

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Grid reference Centred NH 5793 9584 (80m by 80m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH59NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish CREICH

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