MHG53985 - Clearance cairn, Garbh-leathad


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

Clearance cairn measuring 10m x 6m and flush with the ground comprising a range of sizes of boulders from 1m to grapefruit-size. It is covered in bracken on this steep, grassy slope in the hollow to the W of the dyke of MHG53984.

Interpreted as related to prehistoric land clearance in this area. <1>

Sources/Archives (1)



Grid reference NC 7616 0977 (point) (GPS derived)
Map sheet NC70NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish ROGART

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