MHG41447 - Creag Ard

Summary

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Type and Period (1)

  • CAIRNFIELD (Undated)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A hut-circle and an area of small cairns lie on a terrace on the W slope of Creag Ard. The hut-circle is oval and measures 10m by 9m and, where exposed, on the N, the wall is 1.3m wide. The entrance lies on the S. Small cairns lie to both the N and S of the hut-circle. Those on the N peter out on a peat-covered terrace after about 40m.
J Wordsworth 1995; NMRS MS 961/8, no.3

NH 5024 3287 Oval roundhouse 10 x 9m, with associated clearance heaps up to 40m distant.
J Wordsworth 1997

These clearance cairns were not identified during a walkover survey that took place in August 2008, possibly due to thick vegetation cover. <1>

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NH 5023 3287 (300m by 300m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH53SW
Civil Parish URQUHART AND GLENMORISTON
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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