MHG29429 - Clearance Cairns - Fiscary


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Type and Period (1)


Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Two clearance cairns identified during a walkover survey by Alba Archaeology in 1997 prior to proposed improvements to the A836 between Farr and Kirtomy. <1>

An Archaeological excavation was undertaken of two clearance cairns at locations NC 7327 6223, and NC 7330 6223., Which formed component parts of a larger settlement complex at NC 731 623. <2>

The excavation assemblage from the 1999 work by CFA, which comprised three pot sherds, was submitted to Treasure Trove (TT 139/99) and allocated to Inverness Museum. <3> <4>

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Grid reference Centred NC 7327 6222 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC76SW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish FARR

Finds (1)

  • SHERD (Neolithic to Late Iron Age - 4000 BC? to 560 AD?)

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