MHG53977 - Clearance cairn, Scibberscross


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

3m diameter clearance cairn standing 0.5m high is exposed and ravelled on its lower, S side. Its top is grass-covered and it comprises grapefruit sized stones. The surrounding area is littered with clearance heaps and single loose boulders, without any apparent order.

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

Sources/Archives (1)



Grid reference NC 7722 0980 (point)
Map sheet NC70NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish ROGART

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