MHG34498 - THE ORD
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- NON ANTIQUITY (Undated)
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User: Admin, Date: Wed 13 Oct 2004
NC50NE 117 5737 0563
NC 5737 0563 A watching brief was undertaken in connection with the upgrading of the telecommunications mast at the Ord, a low hill 1km to the W of Lairg in Sutherland. The area around the mast contains extensive remains of prehistoric and more recent settlements and fields. A rectangular area, c 350 x 100m, on the summit of the hill is a Scheduled Ancient Monument. Investigations carried out within the Scheduled area identified no archaeological deposits or features.
Sponsors: Castle Transmission International, Scottish Hydro-Electric plc.
M Dalland 1998
|Grid reference||Centred NC 5736 0563 (6m by 6m) (Buffered by site type)|
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External Links (2)
- http://portal.historicenvironment.scot/designation/SM1812 (Online designation description (Historic Environment Scotland))
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/140851 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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