MHG49941 - Grassy mound, Rosehall
A grassy mound identified during a walkover survey, possibly a cairn.
Type and Period (2)
- MOUND (Unknown date)
- CAIRN? (Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC? to 551 BC?)
- None recorded
NMRS Report: (28/03/2007 09:58:15)
NC40SE 37 NC 49465 03570
NC 491 042 (centre) An archaeological assessment of a forested area was undertaken in August 2005 as part of an EIA for a proposed windfarm. No sites were identified in the course of the desk-based assessment. The walkover survey was limited to rides and other areas clear of forestry. A single possible site was identified: a partially overgrown mound of stones, 4.2 x 2 x 1.5m (NC 49465 03570). The mound was surrounded by a post-and-wire fence, presumably placed to protect it, but local enquiries yeilded no information. The mound may represent a cairn.
Report lodged with Highland SMR.
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R Connolly 2005 <1>
This site was visited in 2011 and a 20 metre exclusion zone established, marked out with orange plastic mesh fencing, to avoid accidental damage during felling operations. <2>
|Grid reference||Centred NC 49465 03569 (20m by 20m)|
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Investigations/Events (2)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/283691 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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