MHG39765 - Cairn, N end of Achanarras Hill, Halkirk


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Type and Period (1)

  • SHOOTING STAND (Undated)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

ND15NW 22 1474 5587
Cairn (NR) OS 6" map, (1970)

This cairn, situated at N end of Achanarras Hill, about 1/2 mile NNW of farm, appears as a low mound measuring 33ft N-S by 30ft transversely and up to 2ft high.
RCAHMS 1911, visited 1910

This cairn is as described by RCAHMS. A small rectangle of stones in its centre is probably the remains of a shooting butt.
Surveyed at 1:2500. Visited by OS (N K B) 11 November 1965

No change. Visited by OS (J B) 15 February 1982

Cairn. Diameter: 10m. Circular grass and heather covered mound 1m high.
R J Mercer, NMRS MS/828/19, 1995

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, 38, No. 130 (Text/Report). SHG2664.

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Grid reference Centred ND 1473 5587 (10m by 10m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet ND15NW
Civil Parish HALKIRK
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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