MHG62340 - Clearance cairn - Gruids Wood, Lairg
Clearance cairn at Gruids Wood, Lairg
Type and Period (2)
- CLEARANCE CAIRN (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
- TOWNSHIP? (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
- None recorded
In July 2015, a walkover survey was undertaken at Gruids Wood, Lairg by Anne Coombs on behalf of the Forestry Commission Scotland to identify and demarcate archaeological sites in advance of pre-thinning and clearfell operations.
Clearance cairn; A small clearance cairn was found on the edge of an old clearfelled area. It was marked by gps and taped and photographed. Although this was described by FCS as a township centred on NC 56730 02605 no trace of buildings or dykes were found and there was no record on Canmore/HER. <1>
NGR adjusted based on 2009 aerial photographs. <2>
|Grid reference||Centred NC 5672 0266 (4m by 4m)|
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