MHG62171 - Clearance cairn - Coulnabottach, Urchany
Clearance cairn, Coulnabottach, Urchany
Type and Period (1)
- CLEARANCE CAIRN (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
- None recorded
The North of Scotland Archaeological Society (NoSAS) undertook an archaeological survey of Urchany in 2015. A settlement called Coulnabottach on an estate map in 1757 and Coul na Bodach on an estate map in 1798 is a consistent feature on all the estate maps and subsequent OS maps of Urchany.
Site C102; Clearance cairn. Just south below the lower edge of the head dyke, this oval clearance cairn, 8m EW X 3m, consists of a mass of rough boulders. <1>
NGR adjusted based on 2009 aerial photographs. <2>
- <1> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Spencer-Jones, R.. 2020. A NoSAS Survey of the Lands of Urchany: A Multi-period Settlement on the Braes West of Beauly: 6th-10th April 2015. North of Scotland Archaeological Society. Digital. p.66 Site C102. XY
- <2> Image/Photograph(s)/Aerial Photograph/Vertical: Get Mapping. 2009. Getmapping aerial photography 2009.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 4496 4561 (9m by 9m)|
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