MHG3591 - Clearance Cairn - Tordarroch Cottage

Summary

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Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NH63SE 43 6809 3305

A group of six clearance heaps adjacent to hut D of group NH63SE 27. The heaps range in size from c. 4.0m in diameter to c. 6.0m.
Surveyed in 1989 as part of a survey of lands around Tardarroch, Daviot and Dunlichty to identify and map archaeological monuments threatened by the proposed afforestation scheme. <1>

Seven small cairns were identified on gently-sloping, unimproved ground. These are probably the clearance heaps identified by the Ordnance Survey as being associated with the hut-circles to the W and NE (NH63SE 27). Visited by RCAHMS (SDB) 4 November 1992.

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NH 6809 3305 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH63SE
Civil Parish DAVIOT AND DUNLICHITY
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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