MHG53706 - Possible ruinous long cairn - Knockan


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Type and Period (1)

  • LONG CAIRN? (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Visited by the Assynt's Hidden Lives project in December 2009. Situated on a terrace 30m north of MHG13036 is a grass covered mound 33m by 14m and 2m in height, aligned N/S. Small stones resembling cairn material are visible in a number of places and there is no obvious robbing or other damage to the mound. The mound is respected by the curvilinear bank, part of field system MHG18796 . No in-situ construction is apparent, so identification must remain tentative. <1>

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Grid reference NC 2052 1050 (point)
Map sheet NC21SW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish ASSYNT

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