MHG3759 - Kilvean


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Type and Period (1)

  • CAIRN (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NH64SE 7 unlocated.

"There was, a few years ago at Kilvean, a great number of small cairns overgrown with heath. They occupies about an acre on an extensive plain, and were enclosed by a ditch of an orbicular form. These cairns were removed.
OSA 1793.

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Visited by OS (R L) 20 September 1969.

Sir John Sinclair (ed.), 1791-9, The statistical account of Scotland, drawn up from the communications of the ministers of the different parishes, Vol. 9, 632 (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG2606.

RCAHMS, 1979, The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. The archaeological sites and monuments of North-east Inverness, Inverness District, Highland Region, 12, No. 59 (Text/Report). SHG2673.

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Grid reference Centred NH 6500 4000 (14m by 14m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH64SE
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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