MHG34498 - THE ORD


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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

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Grid reference Centred NC 5736 0563 (6m by 6m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC50NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish LAIRG

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