MHG2958 - Cairnfield, Cottartown
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Type and Period (1)
- CAIRNFIELD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)
- None recorded
In open moorland, is an oval stone- walled hut measuring overall 11.6m E-W by 9.6m N-S, with a wall spread to c.2.0m all round. Outer facing stones are visible for most of the periphery and the "simple" entrance, 1.0m wide, is in the E arc. A number of stone clearance heaps can be seen in the vicinity, probably from contemporary cultivation plots.
Surveyed at 1/10,560
Visited by OS (N K B) 15 April 1970.
Surveyed at 1/2500
Visited by OS (I S S) 30 December 1971.
RCAHMS, 1979, The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. The archaeological sites and monuments of North-east Inverness, Inverness District, Highland Region, 19, No. 118 (Text/Report). SHG2673.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 7530 4231 (300m by 300m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Civil Parish||CROY AND DALCROSS|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/14267 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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