MHG12895 - Chambered Cairn, Invershin Station

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Type and Period (1)

  • 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


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, 33, No. 90 (Text/Report). SHG2657.


Henshall, A S, 1963, The chambered tombs of Scotland, Volume 1, 319, SUT 31; plan, fig. 65 (Text/Publication/Monograph). SHG357.

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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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