MHG53032 - Clearance Cairns and Field Boundaries - Loch Borralie West
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Type and Period (2)
- CLEARANCE CAIRN (Neolithic to Late Iron Age - 4000 BC? to 560 AD?)
- BOUNDARY DYKE (Neolithic to Late Iron Age - 4000 BC? to 560 AD?)
- None recorded
Six small cairns over an area 80 m N/S x 25 m.
a) Cairn exposed in sand blow.
b) - e) Cairns on grassy flat ground between deflated areas..
f) at the N extremity of the area there is a turf and rubble bank, 0.2-0.3 m high, that runs N/S for 17.5 m before turning SE for 2.7 m.
The cairns are low and all between 1-2 m in diameter. There are other small concentrations of stones within this field but not large enough to interpret as cairns.
On side of small valley leading down to Kyle. Within and around large deflated area.
Clearance cairns and field boundary. Part of a wider agricultural landscape.
Recommendations: Monitor. <1><2>
- <1> Dataset/Database File: Glasgow University Archaeological Research Division (GUARD). 2003. Site gazetteer: Loch Borralie, Kyle of Durness. Site 13.
- <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 13.
|Grid reference||NC 3769 6667 (point) (Approximate)|
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