MHG228 - Clearance Cairn, Ousdale Burn


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Type and Period (1)

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

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  • None recorded

Full Description

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.

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Grid reference Centred ND 0696 1905 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND01NE
Civil Parish LATHERON
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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