MHG1336 - Probable Site of Cairn, Halkirk


Probable site of cairn containing stone axe.

Type and Period (1)

  • CAIRN (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

An axe of grey, crystalline stone, 5 1/2ins long by 2 1/2ins in maximum breadth, from a cairn at Halkirk (ND 13 59) is in Dunrobin Museum (Acc No: 1869.1).
Information from TS of Catalogue of Dunrobin Museum by A S Henshall, 1966.

The axehead was catalogued during an inventory of Dunrobin Castle Museum's collection in 2019 by ARCH. Listed under Acc. No. 1869.1. It is on display in case 31, shelf C. <1>

Sources/Archives (1)



Grid reference Centred ND 1300 5899 (14m by 14m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND15NW
Civil Parish HALKIRK
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

Finds (1)

  • AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Investigations/Events (0)

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