MHG3599 - Midtown

Summary

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Type and Period (2)

  • (Former Type) LONG CAIRN? (Neolithic - 4000 BC? to 2401 BC?)
  • CLEARANCE CAIRN? (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NH63SE 9 6558 3439.

(NH 6558 3439) Long Cairn? 58ft. by 26 ft. aligned east-west and 2 ft. high. Like others in the area it has been used as a dump for field clearance but unlike the others, which seem to be authentic pre-historic cairns, this is a possible exception.
Information from A A Woodham to OS 9 August 1963.

This appears to be a natural mound with field clearance stone on it. Visited by OS (W D J) 9 September 1963.

This is not a cairn but a natural knoll, which has been supplemented by relatively recent clearance.
Visited by RCAHMS (DCC) 19 March 1993.

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NH 6555 3440 (14m by 14m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH63SE
Civil Parish DORES
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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