MHG39540 - Clearance Cairn, Millery Burn


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Cairns (NR) OS 6" map, Caithness, 2nd ed., (1907)

Scattered along the slope of the hill below the hut circles (ND12NW 1) are a number of mounds, from 12-18ft in diameter and 2-2.5ft in height.
RCAHMS 1911, visited 1910.

These are field clearance heaps, associated with the nearby hut circles. Visited by OS (W D J) 21 June 1960.

A field system of meandering field walls, set deep in peat, and numerous clearance heaps, exposed by recent heather burning.
Visited by OS (N K B) 9 September 1982.

RCAHMS, 1911, The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments and Constructions of Scotland. Third report and inventory of monuments and constructions in the county of Caithness, 63, No. 231 (Text/Report). SHG2664.

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Grid reference Centred ND 1065 2510 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet ND12NW
Civil Parish LATHERON
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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