MHG1747 - Site of Cairn, Cairn Hill


Site of cairn. No trace now remains.

Type and Period (1)

  • CAIRN (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

No change. Visited by OS (J B) 20 July 1982.

Cairn (NR) (site of) OS 6" map, (1970)

No trace of a cairn remains in this area, and no further info could be obtained about it.
Visited by OS (R B) 24 February 1965.

A cairn at one period existed on hill top. Whether used as a place of sepulture or of abode cannot at present time be determined.
Name Book 1873.

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Grid reference Centred ND 3558 7684 (14m by 14m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND37NE
Civil Parish CANISBAY
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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