MHG228 - Clearance Cairn, Ousdale Burn
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Type and Period (1)
- CLEARANCE CAIRN (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)
- None recorded
A very stony, partly grass-covered mound, 5 by 5 by 0.5m in maximum height, which may be natural but which has, on the upper surface, large stones with a gap between which may represent a chamber. C Batey 1982.
This is one of a number of field clearance heaps contemporary with the nearby crofting complex of Borg, abandoned in the 18th/19th century. Visited by OS (J M) 3 August 1982.
- --- Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Batey, C E. 1984. Caithness Coastal Survey 1980-82: Dunnet Head to Ousdale. University of Durham, Department of Archaeology. 30/01/1984. Digital (scanned as PDF). LAT 314.
- --- Text/Report: Batey, C E. 1982. Caithness coastal survey 1982: interim reports 1980-2. . No. 314.
|Grid reference||Centred ND 0696 1905 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/7421 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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