MHG1619 - Site of Possible Burial or Clearance Cairn, Little Rock


Site of cairn that may be either a burial or clearance cairn.

Type and Period (2)

  • BURIAL CAIRN (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)
  • (Alternate Type) CLEARANCE CAIRN (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Renumbered from NC96NE0013C
JHooper, 5/10/2002

On a slight change of slope on a S-facing rise, is a prominent mound of stones 4.5m in diameter by 0.4m high. It is turf-covered and whin-overgrown, and has been disturbed to show its content of rounded stones. No other features are noted. It could be a burial cairn or equally a clearance heap.
Surveyed at 1:10,000. Visited by OS (J M) 11 August 1981.

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Grid reference Centred NC 9770 6349 (16m by 16m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC96SE
Civil Parish REAY
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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