MHG53565 - Clearance Cairns, The Ord


A number of clearance cairns, in the vicinity of the extensive elements of field systems and hut circles at The Ord. They were noted during topographic survey across this area in 2010.

Type and Period (1)

  • CLEARANCE CAIRN (Unknown date)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A group of seven clearance cairns, situated 75m to the SW of hut circle MHG9470, were recorded during topographic survey carried out in Spring 2010. The cairns are from 2m to 5m in diameter and are up to 0.6m high. They are all covered in heather. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NC 5721 0536 (80m by 63m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC50NE
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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