MHG53976 - Clearance cairn, Scibberscross


Isolated clearance cairn 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

This isolated clearance mound is completely moss-covered in an area of bracken above damper, heather-covered ground. It is topped by two football-sized boulders protruding through the moss. It is 3m in diameter and stands 0.5m high.

Interpreted as associated with prehistoric land clearance across this area. <1>

Sources/Archives (1)



Grid reference NC 7742 0985 (point) (GPS derived)
Map sheet NC70NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish ROGART

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