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?)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

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>

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Grid reference NC 3759 6718 (point) Approximate
Map sheet NC36NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish DURNESS

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