MHG53660 - Possible burnt mound, E of Alness River


Possible material from a burnt mound was recorded during observation along the route of the Dingwall to Invergordon pipeline.

Type and Period (1)

  • BURNT MOUND? (Mesolithic to Late Iron Age - 8000 BC? to 560 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Possible material from a burnt mound. These features were examined some time after stripping and so had been partially destroyed by machine traffic.
A very disturbed area of black silt and fire‐reddened stones was found at the base of a low hill . Other large stones were found in the vicinity. As the topsoil strip was not supervised in this area other stones may have been removed during machining. Further stones may yet survive in the unstripped area to the N. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NH 6163 6654 (50m by 50m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH66NW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY

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