MHG2185 - Cairn & Stone Rows, Broughwhin Loch


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Type and Period (2)

  • BURIAL CAIRN (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Cairn (NR) & site of Stone Rows (NR)

The remains of a cairn, much dilapidated and overgrown with heather, lie on the top of a low ridge, some 80 yds E of N end of Broughwhin Loch. An unascertainable number of stone rows have run from it towards the south, but only two or three stones remain upright. Others lie displaced. The stones have stood facing across the rows.
RCAHMS 1911.

The indefinite remains of a cairn, c11m in diameter and 0.5m high, containing in its centre the possible remains of a cist of which only one slab remains. There is no trace of the stone rows.
Resurveyed at 1/2500. Visited by OS (N K B) 27 April 1967.

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Grid reference Centred ND 3130 4122 (30m by 30m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND34SW
Civil Parish WICK
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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