MHG60433 - Cladh Phris burial ground - Gruinard Island
The ancient burial ground of Cladh Phris on Gruinard Island
Type and Period (2)
- BURIAL GROUND (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD? to 1900 AD?)
- DYKE (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD? to 1900 AD?)
- None recorded
A township comprising four unroofed buildings, three enclosures, one of which has four compartments, and a head-dyke is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Ross-shire and Cromartyshire 1881, sheet xx). Three unroofed buildings, one roofed building attached to a two compartment enclosure, three other enclosures and a head-dyke are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10560 map (1969).
Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 13 February 1996 - see MHG21635 for main township record.
A survey of Gruinard Island was undertaken in 2018 by Jim Buchanan and Anne MacInnes with assistance from Gordon Grant and Karen Buchanan as part of a study of the island for Gairloch Museum.
Site 18. The ancient burial ground of Cladh Phris. <1>
NGR adjusted based on 2009 aerial photographs <2>
1st Edition OS 6" <3>
|Grid reference||Centred NG 9484 9332 (18m by 17m)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
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