MHG47248 - Cnoc Nan Ceard
No summary available.
Type and Period (1)
- BURNT MOUND (Undated)
- None recorded
NMRS Report: (27/05/2004)
NH43SW 42 40462 31143 and 40369 31078
There are two kidney-shaped burnt mounds about 100m apart in a shallow gully to the W of Cnoc nan Ceard. That to the E (URQ97 455, NH 4046 3114) measures 11.9m from ENE to WSW by 4.3m transversely and 0.5m in height, and it opens towards the NNW. That to W (URQ97 458, NH 4036 3107) measures 9.4m from ENE to WSW by 9.1m transversely and 1m in height, opening towards the SSE. Lifting a turf on each mound revealed heat-shattered stone in a matrix of blackened soil. A bank of burnt stones on the ENE end of the W mound extends SSE to form a baffle around what may be the site of a trough.
(URQ97 455, 458)
Visited by RCAHMS (PJD) 22 October 1997
<1> RCAHMS, 02/2008, Annual update from Canmore, 259327 (Dataset). SHG24123.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 40462 31143 (20m by 20m)|
|Civil Parish||KILTARLITY AND CONVINTH|
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Investigations/Events (0)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/259327 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
Comments and Feedback
Do you have any more information about this record? Please feel free to comment with information and photographs, or ask any questions, using the "Disqus" tool below. Comments are moderated, and we aim to respond/publish as soon as possible.