MHG53130 - Eilean Dubh


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Type and Period (1)

  • MARKER CAIRN (Unknown date)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Small oval cairn, c 2.7 m diameter and 1.2 m high. Appears to be composed mostly of recently deposited stone, but partly turf-covered stones visible around edges at base suggests it has an earlier component.
On level ground at N end of island, just above crags by shore. Under short turf with apparently thick sand beneath.
N-facing across Balnakeil Bay and open sea.
Navigational marker.
Recommendations: None. <1><2>

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Grid reference NC 3746 6896 (point) Approximate
Map sheet NC36NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish DURNESS

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