MHG53979 - Clearance cairn, Sciberscross


Clearance cairn recorded during walkover survey. Shows signs of having been roughly excavated in the past.

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

One of several scattered clearance cairns of 3-5m diameter and up to 0.6m high. This one has the appearance of possibly having been excavated roughly, as there is a hollow in it and a tail of stones on the slope.

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

Sources/Archives (1)



Grid reference NC 7688 0978 (point)
Map sheet NC70NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish ROGART

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