MHG23953 - Possible chambered cairn, Evanton
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Type and Period (1)
- CAIRN? (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)
- None recorded
Large scale air photography (OS 69/090/528), flown 1969, has revealed a probable cairn to the SE of the railway line and some 210m NE of Balconie Steadings. It measures about 20m in diameter, and has possibly been hollowed at the centre. The 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Ross-shire and Cromartyshire, sheet lxv), 1880 depicts a clump of trees at this location.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM) 13 December 1991
Photographs of this site and information were received from a participant in a Community Timeline course, held by ARCH. Stones are regularly added to this cairn. <1>-<2>
<1> ARCH and Invidual Participants, 08/2010, Additional information on a number of sites, contributed by participants in ARCH Community Timeline Courses in Evanton and Golspie, Catriona Fraser (Collection/Catalogue/Gazetteer). SHG24857.
<2> Private individuals, 2010, Photographs submitted by participants in ARCH Community Timeline course in Evanton and Golspie, Catriona Fraser (Image/Photograph(s)). SHG24858.
- <1> Collection/Catalogue/Gazetteer: ARCH and Invidual Participants. 08/2010. Additional information on a number of sites, contributed by participants in ARCH Community Timeline Courses in Evanton and Golspie. Yes. Digital. Catriona Fraser.
- <2> Image/Photograph(s): Private individuals. 2010. Photographs submitted by participants in ARCH Community Timeline course in Evanton and Golspie. Colour digital. Yes. Digital. Catriona Fraser.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 6115 6628 (14m by 14m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/111833 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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