MHG55059 - Clearance cairn, Latheronwheel


A field clearance cairn recorded during a field survey.

Type and Period (1)

  • CLEARANCE CAIRN (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A field clearance cairn, apparently not previously recorded, which was noted during a walkover survey in 2011. It measures approximately 5m by 2.7m. <1>

This feature was again identified during a watching brief on scrub clearance that took place in 2012. The report notes that the feature's morphology is also reminiscent of a collapsed gable of a rectangular building. <2>

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred ND 1876 3239 (5m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND13SE
Civil Parish LATHERON
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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