MHG62220 - Clearance cairn - Gillie Phaeton, Breakachy Burn, Urchany


Clearance cairn, Gillie Phaeton, Breakachy Burn, 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. As can be seen from Fig 369 the cairns are clustered towards the fringes of what is now improved pasture, but which at some stage must have been cultivated fields.

Site C209; Clearance cairn. Dimensions not recorded. North of the Gillie Phaeton houses. <1>

NGR adjusted based on 2009 aerial photographs. <2>

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred NH 4395 4469 (6m by 6m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH44SW
Civil Parish KILMORACK
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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