MHG1335 - Cairn, N end of Achanarras Hill, Halkirk
Site of cairn.
Type and Period (1)
- CAIRN (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)
- None recorded
Cairn. Diameter: 10m. Circular grass and heather covered mound 1m high.
R J Mercer, NMRS MS/828/19, 1995
No change. Visited by OS (J B) 15 February 1982
Cairn (NR) OS 6" map, (1970)
This cairn is as described by RCAHMS. A small rectangle of stones in its centre is probably the remains of a shooting butt.
Surveyed at 1:2500. Visited by OS (N K B) 11 November 1965
This cairn, situated at N end of Achanarras Hill, about 1/2 mile NNW of farm, appears as a low mound measuring 33ft N-S by 30ft transversely and up to 2ft high.
RCAHMS 1911, visited 1910
RCAHMS, 1911, The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments and Constructions of Scotland. Third report and inventory of monuments and constructions in the county of Caithness, 38, No. 130 (Text/Report). SHG2664.
|Grid reference||Centred ND 1473 5586 (14m by 14m) (Buffered by site type)|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/8313 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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