MHG56771 - Clearance scatter - Dirr Wood, Dores


A large scatter of clearance stones probably C20 in date at Dirr Wood, Dores.

Type and Period (1)

  • CLEARANCE CAIRN (19th Century to 21st Century - 1801 AD? to 2100 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A walkover survey was carried out by John Wombell, Anne Coombs and other members of the North of Scotland Archaeological Society (NOSAS) in April 2013 over 2.5 days of an area of Dirr Wood near Dorres. This investigation was carried out to try and put the then recently discovered late Bronze Age hoard at Dores into context with potential sites in the surrounding landscape. A large scatter of clearance stones, probably of a modern date. [Feature numbers AC/F157]. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NH 5886 3277 (12m by 12m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH53SE
Civil Parish DORES
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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