MHG53153 - Clearance Cairns - Loch Lanlish South
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Type and Period (2)
- CLEARANCE CAIRN (Neolithic to Late Iron Age - 4000 BC? to 560 AD?)
- (Alternate Type) BURIAL CAIRN? (Neolithic to Late Iron Age - 4000 BC? to 560 AD?)
- None recorded
Group of 3-4 small cairns, ranging in size from 3 m N/S x 2m (a) to 5 m E/W x 3 m (c + d).
a) Small oval cairn 2 m W of modern fence. Boulders form kerb around it. Interior turfed over with little stone apparent. Probably built on low natural outcrop at 3858 6803
c) and d) sit atop short breaks of slope/outcrops on sloping ground S of loch Lanlish.
In undulating area of craggy terraces to S and SSE of Loch Lanlish.
Clearance cairns, although presence kerb around (a) could suggest burial.
Recommendations: None. <1><2>
- <1> Dataset/Database File: Glasgow University Archaeological Research Division (GUARD). 2003. Site gazetteer: Loch Borralie, Kyle of Durness. Site 175.
- <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 175.
|Grid reference||NC 3859 6805 (point) (Approximate)|
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