MHG2475 - Cairnfield, Ousdale Burn


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Type and Period (1)

  • CLEARANCE CAIRN (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Centred ND 070 194. A cairnfield consisting of about thirteen small, stony, grass-covered mounds on a slope below cultivated fields. Possibly associated with field clearance, they range between 2.1 and 8.3m in diameter.
C Batey 1982.

These mounds are early-modern field clearance heaps.
Visited by OS (J M) 3 August 1982.

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Grid reference Centred ND 0700 1939 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND01NE
Civil Parish LATHERON
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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