MHG39402 - Cairn & Cist, Allt Torrigal


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Type and Period (1)

  • CIST (Bronze Age - 2400 BC? to 551 BC?)

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Full Description

On a N-facing slope, is a heather and turf-covered cairn, 9.5m in diameter and 0.6m high. One or two earthfast stones on the line of the periphery are probably kerb stones. In the disturbed centre, the side-slab of a cist, 1.1m long and aligned E-W, protrudes to 0.1m.
Surveyed at 1:2500. Visited by OS (J M) 19 August 1981.

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Grid reference Centred NC 9510 6435 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC96SE
Civil Parish REAY
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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