MHG28253 - Burnt Mound, south east of Little Rogart

Summary

A possible burnt mound identified during a field survey.

Type and Period (2)

  • BURNT MOUND? (Early Bronze Age to Late Iron Age - 2400 BC? to 560 AD?)
  • (Alternate Type) CLEARANCE CAIRN? (Unknown date)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

This circular burnt mound, which is situated on the edge of a boggy area to the SE of Little Rogart, comprises a low, dimpled mound about 6m in diameter and 0.3m in height.
(ROG95 830)
Visited by RCAHMS (PJD) 6 July 1995 <1>

It is noted in the report from a rapid walkover survey, conducted in 2011, that the above interpretation seems uncertain and that the feature may be a field clearance heap. <2>


<1> RCAHMS, Canmore, online database of the Royal Commission for the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS), 124415 (Interactive Resource/Online Database). SHG23282.


<2> Wood, J, 02/2011, Rogart Park: Archaeological Walk-over Survey, R3 (Text/Report/Fieldwork Report). SHG25553.


<2> Wood, J, 02/2011, Rogart Park: Archaeological Walk-over Survey, R3 (Collection/Project Archive). SHG25569.

Sources/Archives (3)

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NC 7341 0316 (6m by 4m)
Map sheet NC70SW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish ROGART

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Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

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