MHG53109 - Field Walls and Cairn - Loch Borralie North-west


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Type and Period (2)

  • FIELD SYSTEM (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

a) Linear stony feature, 6.3 m NNE/SSW; a line of much tumbled walling very similar in character to site 100.

b) 9 m E of (a) is another line of tumbled walling aligned N/S, 5 m long.

c) Immediately to E of (a) is a circular feature (could be a cairn, could be a structure - too much sand overburden to be sure). Diameter of 3.5 m

Almost all the stone in (a)-(c) is basal quartzite.
Within deflated gully.
Field boundaries and possible cairn, linked to field system represented by sites 95, 98, 99, 100, 104.
Recommendations: Monitor and survey. <1><2>

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference NC 3819 6774 (point) Approximate
Map sheet NC36NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish DURNESS

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