MHG53986 - 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

Downslope trending clearance cairn, measuring 5m x 2m x 1m high, with large granite boulders protruding from beneath its cover of moss. It is set 2m from the modern plantation fence.

Interpreted as relating to prehistoric land clearance in the area. <1>

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Grid reference NC 7614 0973 (point)
Map sheet NC70NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish ROGART

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