MHG41550 - Chambered Cairn, Whiteleys
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Type and Period (1)
- CUP MARKED STONE (Undated)
Stone Circle (OE) (Remains of) OS 6"map, (1938)
Ussie: On the crest, but not the summit, of a ridge stand a confused cluster of megalithic uprights within a disturbed and much denuded cairn.
V G Childe 1944.
Orkney-Cromarty; polygonal. The cairn is so denuded now, that it is impossible to estimate its original size and and form. Seven stones of the chamber remain more or less in position; but it is difficult to interpret the remains. Other large slabs lie about site.
A S Henshall 1963.
As described above. One large stone at NH 53045650, has 7 distinct cup marks on it.
Re-surveyed at 1/2500. Visited by OS (R D) 20 January 1963.
The mound of this Orkney-Cromarty Cairn has been almost entirely removed, but the remains of what has probably been a polygonal chamber are still visible.
RCAHMS 1979, visited September 1978.
No change. Visited by RCAMS March 1979.
- --- Text/Publication/Article: Childe, V G. 1944. 'An unrecognised group of chambered cairns', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol. 78 1943-4, p.26-38. Proc Soc Antiq Scot. 26-38. 33.
- --- Text/Report: RCAHMS. 1979. The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. The archaeological sites and monuments of Easter Ross, Ross and Cromarty District, Highland Region. . 9, No. 27.
- --- Text/Publication/Monograph: Henshall, A S. 1963. The chambered tombs of Scotland, Volume 1. Vol. 1, 356.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 5304 5650 (10m by 10m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
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External Links (2)
- http://portal.historicenvironment.scot/designation/SM3846 (Online designation description (Historic Environment Scotland))
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/12822 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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