MHG25013 - Cairns, Sluggan
Five cairns at Sluggan
Type and Period (1)
- CAIRN (Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC? to 551 BC?)
- None recorded
A possible cairn, 3.5m x 4m.
Information from Ann Wakeling, 8/12/99
A project to survey and record archaeological features at Inverlaidnan and Sluggan (originally named Inchluin) was undertaken by NOSAS members in 2018.
Site 46 Cairns. (a single cairn has been recorded previously) Five cairns are close to the cairn and cist (MHG25012) and may be associated with it.
A - GR NH 86439 22069, A substantial cairn 3m diam x 0.5m height with some stone content, the cairn was covered
with heather and juniper.
B – GR NH 86420 22056 A small cairn 1.5m diam x 0.3m height covered in heather.
C – GR NH 86456 22059 A cairn, 3.5m in diam x 0.3m height, with some stone content.
D – GR NH 86454 22055 A cairn, 3m diam x 0.6m height, some stone content and covered with juniper, heather and
E – GR NH 86450 22049 A linear flattish cairn on NW-SE alignment measures c.7m x 3m covered in grass. <1>
NGR adjusted based on 1999-2001 aerial photographs <2>
- --- Image/Photograph(s)/Aerial Photograph/Vertical: Get Mapping. 1999-2001. Get Mapping colour vertical aerial photography 1999-2001 (The Millennium Map). XY
- <1> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Marshall, M.. 2019. Inverlaidnan and Sluggan/Inchluin, near Carrbridge, Inverness-shire: The Report of a Project to Identify, Survey and Record Archaeological Remains in 2018. North of Scotland Archaeological Society. Digital. p.25 Site 46.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 8643 2206 (45m by 34m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Civil Parish||DUTHIL AND ROTHIEMURCHUS|
|Geographical Area||BADENOCH AND STRATHSPEY|
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