MHG3597 - Midtown


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Type and Period (1)

  • CAIRNFIELD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NH63SE 7 6576 3466.

(Centred: NH 6576 3470)
'A' Long Cairn. 34 ft by 21 ft by 4 ft high. Aligned East-West.
'B' Long Cairn. 28 ft by 17 ft by 4 1/2 ft high. Aligned North-South.
'C' possible denuded long cairn 40 ft by 18 ft. Aligned East-West.
All have been used as field clearance dumps but seem to be, with the possible exception of 'C', authentic prehistoric cairns.
Information from A A Woodham to OS 9 August 1963.

These three features are stone clearance heaps.
Visited by OS (W D J) 9 September 1963.

These are recent field clearance heaps.
Visited by OS (N K B) 10 March 1970.

At the edge of an improved field to the E of Midtown there are three large recent clearance heaps composed of boulders. There is nothing to suggest that they are of antiquity.
Visited by RCAHMS (DCC) 19 March 1993.

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Grid reference Centred NH 6575 3466 (118m by 123m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH63SE
Civil Parish DORES
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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