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)

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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>

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Grid reference Centred NH 7308 3841 (16m by 16m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH73NW
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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