MHG2958 - Cairnfield, Cottartown


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Type and Period (1)

  • CAIRNFIELD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

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.

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Grid reference Centred NH 7530 4231 (300m by 300m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH74SE
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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