MHG2849 - Round Cairn, Dalarossie
Site of late Neolithic-Bronze Age round or 'saucer' cairn.
Type and Period (1)
- ROUND CAIRN (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)
On a shelf overlooking the River Findhorn is a 'saucer' cairn consisting of a circular stony bank spread to an average of 2.7m and measuring in overall diameter 18.0m, which encloses a central stony mound 8.0m in diameter and 0.3m high. There are traces of a possible break in the bank in the E arc. The cairn occurs near the N edge of a field system (NH72SE 4).
Surveyed at 1/2500.
Visited by OS (A A) 16 December 1971.
Archaeology for Communities in the Highlands (ARCH), 2011, Digital site gazetteer and archive for ARCH Community Timeline Project: Strathdearn, Site 2 (Collection/Project Archive). SHG25599.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 7670 2406 (30m by 30m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Civil Parish||MOY AND DALAROSSIE|
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External Links (3)
- http://data.historic-scotland.gov.uk/pls/htmldb/f?p=2300:35:1177880253467667::::P35_SELECTED_MONUMENT:11815 (Historic Scotland scheduled monument description (old hyperlink))
- http://portal.historicenvironment.scot/designation/SM11815 (Online designation description (Historic Environment Scotland))
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/14097 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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