MHG1916 - Mound, Tor Cruinn


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Type and Period (1)

  • MOUND (Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC? to 551 BC?)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Prominently situated on the edge of a steep coastal slope is a turf-covered cairn, some 8.5m in diameter and 1.m high. Mutilation on its W side has exposed two upright stones, but their nature is uncertain.
Surveyed at 1:2500. Visited by OS (R L) 11 March 1968.

A possibly prehistoric mound, now badly damaged on the W, revealing more stones, none of them upright.
C E Batey 1982.

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Grid reference Centred ND 2355 3411 (14m by 14m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND23SW
Civil Parish LATHERON
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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