MHG13034 - Chambered cairn - Lon Laith


A chambered cairn at Lon Laith.

Type and Period (1)

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

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A chambered cairn at Lon Laith.

NC 225 115. A large chambered tomb with few features visible apart from a great volume of loose stone.
Information contained in letter from R le N Noble to J Close-Brooks, 10 December 1979.

A bare stone cairn, at NC 2253 1120 on a shelf in an E-facing hillside, measuring 11.5m in diameter by 0.8m high; no chamber is evident.
Surveyed at 1:10,000. Visited by OS (J M) 11 August 1980.

The chambered cairn was Scheduled by Historic Environment Scotland with effect from 24/10/2018. <1>

GIS spatial data amended in 2019 according to location of site as seen on 2009 vertical APs. <2>

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Grid reference Centred NC 2253 1120 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC21SW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish ASSYNT

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