MHG49835 - Coire Molach
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Type and Period (3)
- RIG AND FURROW (Undated)
- CAIRNFIELD (Undated)
- FIELD SYSTEM (Undated)
- None recorded
NMRS Report: (19/02/2007 10:34:11)
NJ01NE 48 NJ 0690 1790 (centre)
An extensive prehistoric field-system, comprising in excess of two hundred clearance cairns measuring from 2m to 8.5m in diameter, is visible in moorland on the SW flank of Baddoch, immediately W of Coire Molach. The SE part of the field-system is overlain by an area of later cultivation bounded on the E by a steep-sided burn-gully and elsewhere by a thick stony bank. This area, which is subdivided by a series of stony banks, both running along the contours and up-and-down the slope, contains rig-and-furrow cultivation, some of it on low, but distinct, terraces. Whilst this area also contains a number of cairns, some of which are probably relics of the earlier field-system, many are likely to be contemporary with the rig.
Visited by RCAHMS (JRS, TP) 10 August 2006.
|Grid reference||Centred NJ 0689 1790 (20m by 20m)|
|Civil Parish||ABERNETHY AND KINCARDINE|
|Geographical Area||BADENOCH AND STRATHSPEY|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/282866 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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