MHG2602 - Cairn, Milton
Site of cairn of unknown type.
Type and Period (1)
- CAIRN (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)
- None recorded
Form: standing structure, circular, c.12.5m diameter
Dated to Bronze Age by type.
Land use: heath.
Relief: steep hillslope.
Altitude: 239=244m OD
NMRS Description is as follows:
This thoroughly robbed cairn, at NH 9411 1434, survives as a rim of debris c. 2.0m wide, indicating a diameter of 12.5m. The centre has been removed to its base but there is no trace of a cist. OS 6" map, 1st ed. and 1:10,000 (1973) position incorrect.
Resurveyed at 1:10,000 scale.
Visited by OS (A A) 18 February 1974.
The heather-cover remains of a cairn, robbed almost to ground level, situated on the edge of a wide natural terrace. It measures c. 11.5m in diameter and is composed of small rubble stones.
Visited by OS (N K B) 14 November 1966.
Cairn (NR) OS 6"map, Inverness-shire, 2nd ed., (1903)
A stone cairn which is entire and has not been opened.
Name Book 1871.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 9410 1434 (14m by 14m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Civil Parish||ABERNETHY AND KINCARDINE|
|Geographical Area||BADENOCH AND STRATHSPEY|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/15409 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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