MHG5435 - Kylerhea

Summary

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Type and Period (1)

  • CAIRN (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NG72SE 1 7869 2054.

(NG 78692054) Urn found A.D. 1856 (NAT)
OS 6"map, Inverness-shire, 2nd ed., (1903)

No additional information.
Name Book 1903.

At the published site, immediately to the rear of a cottage, there are the remains of a large cairn. The original diameter of the cairn was about 25.0m, but it has been mutilated on the SW (probably to provide material for field walls close by) and now measures 16.5m E-W by 11.5m. transversely It reaches a maximum height of 2.5m against the house. Visited by OS (A S P) 22 June 1961


Name Book (County), Object Name Books of the Ordnance Survey, Book No. 11, 101 (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG3341.


Miket and Wildgoose, R and M, 1989, 'Survey. Kinloch Forest', Discovery and Excavation in Scotland 1989, p.44-8, 47 (Text/Publication/Article). SHG1584.

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NG 7868 2053 (14m by 14m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NG72SE
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish SLEAT

Finds (1)

  • VESSEL (Undated)

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