MHG53939 - Clearance cairn, Sciberscross


A clearance cairn recorded during walkover survey, potentially related to prehistoric land clearance.

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

5m diameter clearance cairn set in deep heather-covered area, with a few stones visible on its S side. It stands 1m high and has grass at its base and is topped with heather.

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

Sources/Archives (1)



Grid reference NC 7676 1011 (point) (GPS derived)
Map sheet NC71SE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish ROGART

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