MHG55998 - Mound - Bad na h-Achlaise, Halkirk


A mound noted by RoCAS during a DBA and walkover survey in 2012 on behalf of the Forestry Commission Scotland.

Type and Period (1)

  • MOUND (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A grass and rush-covered mound was noted during a DBA and walkover survey by RoCAS in 2012 on behalf of Forestry Commission Scotland. It was located on the southwest side of a burn and is slightly higher than the surrounding ground. It measured 6m in diameter and stood up to 0.3m high. It may have been a possible shieling site, or may have been natural. <1>

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Grid reference Centred ND 0953 5128 (18m by 18m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND05SE
Civil Parish HALKIRK
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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