MHG53018 - Possible Cairns - Balnakeil Bay South
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Type and Period (1)
- CAIRN? (Neolithic to Late Iron Age - 4000 BC? to 560 AD?)
- None recorded
Two low mounds of exposed stone, roughly circular in diameter (2+3 m). Mixture of quartzite, conglomerate and gneiss. There is a lot of exposed stone at E and S, these may be fortuitous shapes where grass has been stripped away in this exposed area. However, this could be the top of 2 cairns (some peat development evident), or the remnants of eroded ones.
On plateau between 20 and 30m craggy contours, overlooking mouth of Kyle of Durness.
Two possible low cairns.
Recommendations: Monitor and control rabbits. <1><2>
- <1> Dataset/Database File: Glasgow University Archaeological Research Division (GUARD). 2003. Site gazetteer: Loch Borralie, Kyle of Durness. Site 137.
- <2> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Lelong, O and MacGregor, G. 2003. Loch Borralie, Kyle of Durness: Project 950. Glasgow University Archaeological Research Division (GUARD). Digital. Site 137.
|Grid reference||NC 3743 6793 (point) (Approximate)|
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