MHG41365 - Cnoc a' Leacachan


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Type and Period (1)

  • CLEARANCE CAIRN (Early Bronze Age to Late Iron Age - 2400 BC? to 560 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

During a watching brief on the construction of the new access road and contractor's compound for the Noval Windfarm by J Wordsworth in 1996, the remains of three roundhouses and associated clearance cairns were found. The latter were found to survive on the east side of Cnoc a Leacachan covering an area of c 2ha. <1>

Several of the cairns to the east and southeast of the roundhouses (not recorded in the earlier survey) were noted and recorded during a walkover survey by RoCAS in 2013 in advance of a proposed woodland creation scheme. <2>

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Grid reference Centred NH 5761 7261 (83m by 134m) (15 map features)
Map sheet NH57SE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish ALNESS

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