MHG2237 - Mounds, Sow's Geo


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Type and Period (1)

  • MOUND (Undated)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

A: ND 2107 7630; B: ND 2118 7631. Two elliptical mounds located on false crests in a non-peat-cutting area. They may be composed of peat and have a low heather cover.
'A' is 6m NW-SE, 5.1m NE-SW and about 0.7m high.
'B', which is described as lying about 30m SE of 'A', measures 6.9m N-S by 5.5m E-W and about 0.7m high.
C E Batey 1982; R J Mercer 1981.

These two mounds are natural. There are others similar, if not as pronounced, to be seen over the general area.
Visited by OS (J M) 20 April 1982.

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Grid reference Centred ND 2100 7630 (14m by 14m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet ND27NW
Civil Parish DUNNET
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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