MHG2925 - Barrow Cemetery - Kerrowaird
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Type and Period (1)
- BARROW CEMETERY (Early Iron Age to Pictish - 550 BC? to 900 AD?)
Crop-marks showing the ditches of what may be a square barrow and a circular barrow have been recorded 180m ENE of Kerrowaird farmhouse. The square barrow measures about 10m square within a ditch which may be interrupted by causeways at the corners. Immediately to the SW there is what appears to be a circular barrow measuring about 8m in diameter within a narrow ditch. There are other possible barrows in an area of indeterminate crop-marks about 100 m to the SSE.
RCAHMS 1979; Visible on RCAHMS air photograph IN 2653: flown 1976.
The site was scheduled by Historic Scotland in 1991.
The site is included in a broad discussion of Pictish cemeteries in Inverness-shire, Moray and Aberdeenshire. <1>
- --- Text/Report: RCAHMS. 1978. The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. The archaeological sites and monuments of Nairn District, Highland Region. . 12, No. 50.
- <1> Text/Publication/Article: Mitchell, J. & Noble, G.. 2017. The Monumental Cemeteries of Northern Pictland. Medieval Archaeology Vol. 61/1. Digital.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 7641 4972 (390m by 353m) (Buffered by site type)|
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External Links (3)
- http://portal.historicenvironment.scot/designation/SM6017 (Online designation description (Historic Environment Scotland))
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/14174 (View HES Canmore entry for this site)
- https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00766097.2017.1296031 (View Pictish cemeteries article online)
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