MHG53958 - Clearance cairn, Garbh-leathad


Clearance cairn recorded during walkover survey, possibly associated with prehistoric land clearance in the area.

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, 1m high clearance cairn with a jumbled, degraded stone dyke extending to a small cliff 30m to the W. It marks the S extent of a clearance cairn field.

Interpreted as representing prehistoric land clearance. <1>

Sources/Archives (1)



Grid reference NC 7649 1000 (point) (GPS derived)
Map sheet NC71SE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish ROGART

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