MHG53850 - Clearance cairns, Garb-leathad


Two clearance cairns, recorded during walkover survey.

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Two clearance cairns recorded during walkover survey.

The first was a linear clearance cairn, set at the base of a grassy slope at the NW edge of a grassy, former area of rig and furrow cultivation, trends 0540. It measures 10m x 3m and is 0.5m high.

The second was a low, 4m diameter clearance cairn of small boulders is set in the NW corner between a ditch and a trickle of a burn. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NC 7676 0965 (56m by 25m) Approximate extent
Map sheet NC70NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND

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