MHG36101 - Enclosure, The Ord


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Type and Period (2)

  • (Former Type) SITE (Undated)
  • ENCLOSURE (Undated)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

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User: Admin, Date: Wed 13 Oct 2004
NC50NE 120 5795 0500

Recorded during topographic survey in Spring 2010. The enclosure is outlined by a sinuous turf and stone bank spread to 2.5m wide and up to 0.7m high is located on the lower SE facing slopes of The Ord. Part of the S side of the enclosure has been removed by the widening of the A839 but it would originally have enclosed an area of just under 1 hectare. A 5m long bank segment abuts the outside of the enclosure to the NE. Two cairns are situated just to the S of this, a smaller one on the outside the other just inside the enclosure. The cairns measure 5m and 6m across and are 0.5m and 1m high. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NC 5794 0500 (30m by 30m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC50NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish LAIRG

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