MHG62991 - Cairn - Newtonhill


A robbed cairn at Newtonhill.

Type and Period (1)

  • CAIRN? (Bronze Age - 2400 BC? to 551 BC?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The Inverness Field Club, led by Donald Coghill, surveyed a number of sites in the Aird area between 1987 and 1989. Newtonhill.
The recent clear felling of a dense spruce wood has revealed what appears to be a robbed circular ditched cairn of 15 yards diameter with its centre still at a height of 3 feet. <1>

Note: Site not visible on aerial photographs so location based on grid coordinates. (T. Blackie 31/07/23)

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Grid reference Centred NH 5760 4379 (40m by 40m)
Map sheet NH54SE
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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