MHG1677 - Round Cairn, Torr Breac
Site of late Neolithic-Bronze Age possible round cairn. It has also been interpreted as a long cairn.
Type and Period (1)
- ROUND CAIRN (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)
- None recorded
Though recorded by Mercer as a long cairn, Davidson and Henshall consider this to be a 'low round cairn on the end of a small natural ridge'.
R J Mercer 1985; J L Davidson and A S Henshall 1991.
Mercer, R. J. & Hill, P.H., 1985, Archaeological field survey in northern Scotland: Volume III: 1982-1983, 214, no. FOR 439, fig. 22 (Text/Report/Fieldwork Report). SHG2512.
Davidson, JL and Henshall, A S, 1991, The chambered cairns of Caithness: an inventory of the structures and their contents, 170 (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG2115.
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: Davidson, JL and Henshall, A S. 1991. The chambered cairns of Caithness: an inventory of the structures and their contents. 170.
- --- Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Mercer, R. J. & Hill, P.H.. 1985. Archaeological field survey in northern Scotland: Volume III: 1982-1983. University of Edinburgh. 30/01/1985. Paper and Digital. 214, no. FOR 439, fig. 22.
|Grid reference||Centred ND 0875 5583 (30m by 30m) (Buffered by site type)|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/7666 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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