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? (at some time))
- None recorded
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>
- <1> SHG21696 Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Wordsworth, J.. 1997. An Archaeological Watching Brief at Novar Wind Farm. Wordsworth Archaeological Services. 26/04/2002. Paper and Digital. p.20.
- <2> SHG25865 Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Fraser, L.. 2013. Novar Woodland Creation: Archaeological Desk-based Assessment and Walkover Survey. Ross & Cromarty Archaeological Services. Digital.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 5761 7261 (83m by 134m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
Related Monuments/Buildings (1)
Related Investigations/Events (1)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/123544 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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