MHG62061 - Possible burnt mound - Shurrery, Caithness


A possible burnt mound at Shurrery, Caithness.

Type and Period (1)

  • BURNT MOUND? (Neolithic to Late Iron Age - 4000 BC? to 560 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A possible burnt mound at Shurrery, Caithness.

The feature was recorded by C Dagg during a pre-afforestation project walkover survey in 2004. Settlement, centred on ND 0334 5706. A settlement of eight possible hut circles and one possible burnt mound, occupying slight knolls on the ridge of well-drained ground. No evidence for field boundaries or field clearance cairns were noted, although these may be concealed by a thin peat cover. Site 8i: Possible Burnt mound at ND 0346 5704 Adjacent to what appears to be a natural water course, an amorphous mound. <1>

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Grid reference Centred ND 0345 5705 (14m by 14m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND05NW
Civil Parish REAY
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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