MHG61793 - Clearance cairns - Broubster

Summary

Clearance cairns at Broubster associated with a number of hut circles.

Type and Period (2)

  • CLEARANCE CAIRN (Early Bronze Age to Late Iron Age - 2400 BC? to 560 AD?)
  • FIELD SYSTEM (Early Bronze Age to Late Iron Age - 2400 BC? to 560 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Clearance cairns at Broubster associated with a number of hut circles.

Eight clearance cairns were 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 in area of rig-and-furrow, overlying earlier hut-circles. <1>

Sources/Archives (1)

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred ND 0289 6074 (108m by 134m)
Map sheet ND06SW
Civil Parish REAY
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Investigations/Events (1)

External Links (1)

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