MHG2878 - Possible Burial Cairn or Clearance Cairn, Craggie Cottage
Site of a possible burial or clearance cairn.
Type and Period (2)
- BURIAL CAIRN (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)
- (Alternate Type) CLEARANCE CAIRN (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)
Within a field system (NH73NW 10) is a heather covered stony mound, c.10.0m E-W by c.8.5m transversely, with five or six stones on edge around its S arc. It occurs on the N edge of an ancient field and has partially spilled down the lynchet bounding the field. It may be a stone clearance heap, but its size and the presence of the stones on edge, could suggest that it was a cairn.
Surveyed at 1/2500.
Visited by OS (A A) 3 January 1972. <1>
|Grid reference||Centred NH 7308 3841 (16m by 16m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Civil Parish||DAVIOT AND DUNLICHITY|
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Investigations/Events (0)
External Links (2)
- http://portal.historicenvironment.scot/designation/SM4712 (Online designation description (Historic Environment Scotland))
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/14115 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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