MHG51541 - Possible house platform 300m SE of Stemster Long Cairn


A possible house platform on a natural mound.

Type and Period (2)

  • BUILDING PLATFORM? (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HOUSE PLATFORM? (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A possible house platform was noted during a watching brief on a replacement water main in October 2008. The possible platform lies on one of a series of natural mounds interspersed with water filled hollows. <1>

It is also possible that this feature results from quarrying activity in this area. <2>

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred ND 17269 62939 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND16SE
Civil Parish THURSO
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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