MHG53073 - Clearance Cairn - Loch Borralie West
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Type and Period (1)
- CLEARANCE CAIRN (Neolithic to Late Iron Age - 4000 BC? to 560 AD?)
- None recorded
a) Small, triangular cairn, fairly flat, 2 m NNE/SSw x 1.5 m, formed of subangular stones mainly < 0.3 m across.
b) Small, oval cairn, c 0.4 m high, 2.9 m N/S x 2.4 m, similar in character to (a) but better defined.
On level ground with thin turf cover and small sandblows in vicinity, on edge of slope leading down to valley at head of basin. Bedrock outcropping around cairns.
2 clearance cairns - possibly part of field system represented by field bank 59 and both perhaps associated with hut circle 58.
Recommendations: None. <1><2>
- <1> Dataset/Database File: Glasgow University Archaeological Research Division (GUARD). 2003. Site gazetteer: Loch Borralie, Kyle of Durness. Site 60.
- <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 60.
|Grid reference||NC 3759 6718 (point) (Approximate)|
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