MHG3777 - Drummossie Muir

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Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NH64SE 35 6978 4009.

At NH 6978 4009, on a rise, is a cairn which has recently been ploughed through and afforested. It survives as a stony mound c. 0.7m high and c.10.0m in diameter, with occassional large stones around the perimeter, probably displaced kerb-stones. The centre, where a cist might be expected, is undisturbed.
Visited by OS (A A) 22 April 1970.

Surveyed at 1/2500
Visited by OS (A A) 4 January 1972.


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, 11, No. 39 (Text/Report). SHG2673.

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NH 6977 4009 (80m by 80m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH64SE
Civil Parish DAVIOT AND DUNLICHITY
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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