MHG53948 - Clearance cairns, Garbh-leathad


A group of 20 clearance cairns recorded during walkover survey. Possibly related to land clearance in this area during prehistory.

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

One of 20 or so clearance cairns in this beautiful, short heather-covered cultivated landscape. This one is 5m diameter and stands 0.5m high.

Interpreted as related to Bronze/Iron Age land clearance in this area. <1>

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Grid reference NC 7637 1014 (point)
Map sheet NC71SE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish ROGART

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