MHG60436 - Possible cairn - Gruinard Island


Large pile of boulders with surrounding placed boulders on Gruinard Island

Type and Period (2)

  • CAIRN (Unknown date)
  • CLEARANCE CAIRN? (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

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 1. Large pile of boulders with surrounding placed boulders. Heavily overgrown with scrub and moss. Unable to determine its purpose. <1>

Note; Site not visible on aerial photographs so location approximate. (T. Blackie 24/5/19)

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Grid reference Centred NG 9465 9310 (5m by 5m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG99SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish LOCHBROOM

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