MHG2742 - Kerb Cairn, Home Farm

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Type and Period (1)

  • KERB CAIRN (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

hat may be a prehistoric cairn or barrow, measuring a maximum of 13 m in diameter and 1.8 m in height, occupies a slight knoll 200 m S of Beaufort Cottages. Part of a kerb is visible about 2.5 m inside the NE edge of the mound.
RCAHMS 1979, visited 1979

At NH 4964 4188, within a walled enclosure, formerly a copse, at the W margin of a field, is a cairn, 12.0 m in diameter and 1.6 m high. It bears the stumps of trees, and is riddled with rabbit burrows in which is exposed a content of earth and stones.
Surveyed at 1:2500.
Visited by OS (N K B) 5 March 1981


RCAHMS, 1979, The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. The archaeological sites and monuments of North-east Inverness, Inverness District, Highland Region, 10, No. 33 (Text/Report). SHG2673.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NH 4963 4188 (80m by 80m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH44SE
Civil Parish KILTARLITY AND CONVINTH
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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