MHG4578 - Cairn - Allt Choire Odhair
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Type and Period (1)
- CAIRN (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)
- None recorded
NJ02NW 3 0465 2575.
(NJ 0465 2575) Tumulus (NR)
OS 6"map, Morayshire, 2nd ed., (1903)
An unopened earthen tumulus.
Name Book 1871.
A mutilated cairn of large bare stones, 11.0m in diameter and 0.7m high, situated on a slight eminence at about 800ft OD. The perimeter is intact, but the interior has been heavily robbed probably to provide material for nearby ruined buildings.
Re-surveyed at 1/2500.
Visited by OS (N K B) 1 September 1966.
Richard Oram 1996 p. 29 states that a kerb of irregular waterworn boulders can be traced in places, and that a depression in the centre marks the position of a centrally-placed cist burial. This suggests that the cairn dates to the Bronze Age. Oram calls this site Inchbroke.
Add to bibliography:
Oram, Richard 1996. Moray & Badenoch: A Historical Guide, p. 29 no. 12 <1>
- --- SHG13870 Image/Photograph(s): Cairn, Inchbroke. Colour Slide; Digital Image. .
- --- SHG3339 Text/Publication/Volume: Name Book (County). Object Name Books of the Ordnance Survey. Book No. 1, 69.
- --- SHG9777 Image/Photograph(s): 'Cairn', Inchbroke, Nr. Grantown. Colour Slide; Digital Image. .
- <1> SHG25666 Collection/Project Archive: Archaeology for Communities in the Highlands (ARCH). 2012. Digital site gazetteer and archive for ARCH Community Timeline Project: Boat of Garten. Yes. Digital. Site 16.
|Grid reference||Centred NJ 0466 2575 (16m by 15m)|
|Civil Parish||ABERNETHY AND KINCARDINE|
|Geographical Area||BADENOCH AND STRATHSPEY|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/15701 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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