MHG53093 - Cairn or Clearance Cairn - Loch Borralie West


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Type and Period (2)

  • BURIAL CAIRN (Neolithic to Late Iron Age - 4000 BC? to 560 AD?)
  • CLEARANCE CAIRN? (Neolithic to Late Iron Age - 4000 BC? to 560 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Sub rectangular stone cairn measuring 3.3 m ESE/WNW x 2.2 m. Made of subangular and rounded stones of all shapes and types. Site is 1-1.2 m below present ground level
Within deflation which is stabilising at the base, although edges are still eroding. Overlooks Loch Borralie to E and Kyle of Durness to S.
Burial or clearance cairn.
Recommendations: Monitor and control rabbits. <1><2>

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference NC 3799 6731 (point) Approximate
Map sheet NC36NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish DURNESS

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