MHG26709 - Cairn or mound - Kinlea Wood, Kirkhill


Cairn or mound in Kinlea Wood

Type and Period (2)

  • CAIRN? (Early Bronze Age to 19th Century - 2400 BC? to 1900 AD?)
  • MOUND? (Early Bronze Age to 19th Century - 2400 BC? to 1900 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The Inverness Field Club, led by Donald Coghill, surveyed a number of sites in the Aird area between 1987 and 1989.

A flat cairn or mound 6 yards in diameter with traces of surrounding ditch on the up and south side. Hard against the west side of the cairn there is a ditch 3 to 4 feet deep with the upcast to each side and running straight up and down the hill. Only 60 yards can be traced owing to broken branches etc. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NH 6149 4539 (14m by 14m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH64NW
Civil Parish KIRKHILL
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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