MHG53932 - Clearance cairn, Sciberscross


Clearance cairn on top a large glacial erratic boulder, 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

Good example of a large natural glacial erratic boulder which has been used to place some clearance boulders on its top. The natural boulder is around 1.5m size.

Interpreted as related to the clearance of land in the Bronze/Iron Age, associated with the prehistoric hut circle settlement across this area. <1>

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Grid reference NC 7682 1019 (point) (GPS derived)
Map sheet NC71SE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish ROGART

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