MHG1617 - Burnt Mound, Borlum Rock


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Type and Period (1)

  • BURNT MOUND (Undated)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

On the SW edge of natural drainage in a N-facing hillside, is a crescent-shaped burnt mound, 9.5 by 8m across and 0.8m high. Animal scrapes in the peat cover show blackened earth and friable fragments of stone.
Surveyed at 1:10,000. Visited by OS (J M) 11 August 1981.

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Grid reference Centred NC 9739 6375 (16m by 16m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC96SE
Civil Parish REAY
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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