MHG3466 - Dhuallow

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Type and Period (1)

  • CHAMBERED CAIRN (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NH62NW 3 644 267.

(NH 6426) A possible Clava cairn was situated at Duhallow of Aberarder. (A S Henshall 1963) It was described by Fraser (J Fraser 1884) as a stone circle which was entirely cleared away by agricultural improvements c. 1860 - "It showed indications of a small internal chamber and cairn, built on the inner circle ... no dimensions can now be got".
(NH 644267) Site of a chambered cairn indicated on OS 6" annotated map. J Fraser 1884; A S Henshall 1963.

No remains were seen in the area indicated.
Visited by OS (R D L) 11 September 1963.

There is no trace of a chambered cairn at NH 644 267 which lies in an area that has been partially cleared for cultivation.
Visited by RCAHMS (PJD) 18 March 1993.


Fraser, J, 1884, 'Descriptive notes on the stone circles of Strathnairn and neighbourhood of Inverness', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol. 18 1883-4, p.328-62, 328, 331 (Text/Publication/Article). SHG537.


Henshall, A S, 1963, The chambered tombs of Scotland, Volume 1, 358, INV 1 (Text/Publication/Monograph). SHG357.


RCAHMS, 1994, The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. Upper Strathnairn, Inverness: an archaeological survey: summary report (Text/Report). SHG2676.

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NH 6439 2670 (80m by 80m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH62NW
Civil Parish DAVIOT AND DUNLICHITY
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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