MHG53816 - Possible clearance cairn, Dalreavoch


Possible clearance cairn recorded during walkover survey.

Type and Period (1)

  • CLEARANCE CAIRN (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A rough pile of football-sized boulders forms a clearance cairn, 10m inside the boundary dyke of Feature 3 (above). The cairn measures 10m x 4m and is 1m high, and trends downslope. At its lower end, a fallen tree has exposed several pieces of 19th Century china of more than one teacup (Plate 2), which has fallen into the spaces between the boulders in the cairn. <1>

Sources/Archives (1)



Grid reference NC 7571 0891 (point) Estimated from sources
Map sheet NC70NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND

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