MHG55957 - Cairn field - Keppochmuir, Kincraig


Cairn field noted by J Wood in 2004 during a DBA and walkover survey for the Highland Wildlife Park.

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Full Description

NH80SW 30 801 037.

Air photographs have been taken of an area of cultivation and clearance cairns, within the Highland Wildlife Park boundary, S of the deserted settlement noted on NH80SW 29. (See archive for details.)
Information from J Harden 1989. <1>

A cairn field was noted by J Wood in 2004 during a DBA and walkover survey on behalf of the Highland Wildlife Park. They were noted to probably be of 17th-19th century in origin, but possibly on the site of earlier features, given the proximity of hut circles to the northwest. It was not possible to survey the nearby plantation area, which may contain further examples. There were also various fragmentary remains in the area. Some of the cairns are hollowed in the top where they have apparently been used as sources of stone for other later uses. <2>

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Grid reference Centred NH 8001 0389 (60m by 77m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH80SW
Civil Parish ALVIE

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