MHG39376 - Cist, Trothanmas Hillock
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Type and Period (1)
- CIST (Bronze Age - 2400 BC? to 551 BC?)
Trothanmas Hillock (NAT) Cairn (NR) OS 6" map, (1970)
Cairn, Trothanmas Hillock: Now a grassy hillock, it measures some 70ft in diameter and 5ft in height. About fifty years ago a stone cist was discovered near its summit and was covered up again without any detailed observations being made.
Trothanmas Hillock, a grass-covered cairn situated on a slight eminence, 20m in diameter and 1.4m maximum height. A drystone wall encroaches on the SE segment.
Resurveyed at 1:2500. Visited by OS (N K B) 17 December 1965
No change. Visited by OS (J B) 16 November 1981
Cairn, 'Trothanmas Hillock'. Diameter: 30m. Partially grass covered mound 2.5m high, mainly composed of sand and clay containing small stones and boulders. Badly eroded by rig-and-furrow and modern disturbance.
R J Mercer, NMRS MS/828/19, 1995
|Grid reference||Centred ND 1928 6636 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)|
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External Links (3)
- http://data.historic-scotland.gov.uk/pls/htmldb/f?p=2300:35:1177880253467667::::P35_SELECTED_MONUMENT:493 (Historic Scotland scheduled monument description (old hyperlink))
- http://portal.historicenvironment.scot/designation/SM493 (Online designation description (Historic Environment Scotland))
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/8385 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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