MHG41379 - Cairnfield, Mullach an Tuir

Summary

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Type and Period (2)

  • CLEARANCE CAIRN (Late Bronze Age to Late Iron Age - 1250 BC? to 560 AD?)
  • CAIRNFIELD (Late Bronze Age to Late Iron Age - 1250 BC? to 560 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A hut-circle and an area of small cairns, spread over an area measuring some 250m by 150m on a gentle S-facing slope, were recorded during the course of an afforestation survey by J Wordsworth (NMRS MS 961/11, no.3).
The hut-circle measures 10m in diameter. The small cairns average 4m in width and stand up to 1m in height on the downslope side.
J Wordsworth (Wordsworth Archaeological Services) 1995; NMRS MS 961/11
No. 3

NH 334 312 Cairnfield some 250 x 150m
NH 3346 3122 Roundhouse 10m internal diameter.
Sponsor: Forest Enterprise (Fort Augustus District).
J Wordsworth 1997 <1>

A visitor to the HER website pointed out that the above grid references, and consequently the depicted site locations, are incorrect. <2>

Sources/Archives (2)

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NH 3339 3212 (277m by 169m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH33SW
Civil Parish KILMORACK
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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