MHG2995 - 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

On a gentle NE slope, is an ill-defined oval stone-walled hut measuring c. 9.5m E-W by c. 8.5m, between the centres of a wall spread to c. 2.0m all round. In the E arc is a simple entrance c. 1.8m wide. In the vicinity are several stone clearance heaps, probably contemporary.
Surveyed at 1:2500. (OS {E G C} 18 September 1963.
Visited by OS (N K B) 15 April 1970.


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. 117 (Text/Report). SHG2673.

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NH 7486 4189 (300m by 300m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH74SW
Civil Parish CROY AND DALCROSS
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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