MHG61768 - Clearance cairns - Stemster Hill, Caithness


Three possible clearance cairns on Stemster Hill, Caithness.

Type and Period (1)

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

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  • None recorded

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Three possible clearance cairns on Stemster Hill, Caithness.

Three possible clearance cairns identified in LiDAR data gathered by AOC Archaeology in 2011 as part of the mitigation for the visual impact on the archaeological landscape associated with the proposed Baillie Hill windfarm, Caithness. Clearance cairns, within a large enclosure containing rig-and-furrow agriculture. <1>

These may be dubious as they appear to lie above the rig and furrow in the LiDAR data [IS-L 28/05/2020].

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Grid reference Centred ND 0305 6547 (28m by 34m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND06NW
Civil Parish REAY
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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