MHG56009 - Mound - Braehour, Halkirk


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

Type and Period (2)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A subcircular mound was noted during a DBA and walkover survey by RoCAS in 2012 on behalf of Forestry Commission Scotland. It was located under grass and rushes and measured 5m east to west by 4m and stood up to 0.3m high. It may have been a shieling mound, although there were no structural remains visible. <1>

Sources/Archives (1)



Grid reference Centred ND 0980 5249 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND05SE
Civil Parish HALKIRK
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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