MHG53922 - Clearance cairn, Sciberscross


A clearance cairn, possibly of prehistoric date, recorded during walkover survey.

Type and Period (1)

  • CLEARANCE CAIRN (Early Bronze Age to Late Iron Age - 2400 BC? to 560 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

6m diameter cairn of beachball-sized granite boulders, standing 0.7m high is set on the W side of a gully, with a cleared area to its W and S.

Interpreted as related to the clearance of land in the Bronze/Iron Age. <1>

Sources/Archives (1)



Grid reference NC 7702 1002 (point)
Map sheet NC71SE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish ROGART

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Investigations/Events (1)

External Links (0)

Comments and Feedback

Do you have any more information about this record? Please feel free to comment with information and photographs, or ask any questions, using the "Disqus" tool below. Comments are moderated, and we aim to respond/publish as soon as possible.