MHG55057 - Clearance cairns, Dorus Ailein
Four clearance cairns on the slope above a burn.
Type and Period (1)
- CAIRNFIELD (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
- None recorded
A walkover survey in 2011 did not find 15 clearance heaps as described in MHG1163. However there is an area that has been cleared for agriculture where 4 clearance heaps were noted along the eastern edge. These were recorded but appear post-medieval.
The heaps lie on the edge of a slope running down to a burn and would help to resist erosion. They are from 4.7m to 5.5m across and from 5m to 10m long. <1>
|Grid reference||Centred ND 1840 3152 (17m by 46m)|
Related Monuments/Buildings (1)
Related Investigations/Events (1)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/333232/latheronwheel (Link to online HES Canmore record)
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