MHG56807 - Mound - Dirr Wood, Dores


A linear mound of unknown date at Dirr Wood, Dores.

Type and Period (2)

  • WALL (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD)
  • NATURAL FEATURE? (Unknown date)

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. The remains of a linear mound of an unknown date, measuring approximately 18m in length, 6m in width and 2.5m in height [Feature number RC/F29]. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NH 5933 3353 (209m by 295m) (4 map features)
Map sheet NH53SE
Civil Parish DORES
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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