MHG62197 - Clearance cairn - Claiginn, Urchany


Clearance cairn, Claiginn, Urchany

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The North of Scotland Archaeological Society (NoSAS) undertook an archaeological survey of Urchany in 2015. The “Purple Area” contains abundant evidence of cultivation – rig, enclosures and clearance cairns. Twelve cairns were identified in the survey, none of which had the appearance of burial cairns, which distinguishes them from the cairns in the “Green Area”.

Site C151; Clearance cairn. Oval 6m x 9m. <1>

NGR adjusted based on 2009 aerial photographs. <2>

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred NH 4415 4546 (10m by 10m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH44NW
Civil Parish KILMORACK
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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