MHG63043 - Mound - Cnoc an t-Sìthean, Kiltarlity


An elongated subrectagular shaped long mound with a name translated from Gaelic as 'Fairy Hill'.

Type and Period (2)

  • MOUND (Unknown date)
  • LONG CAIRN? (Neolithic - 4000 BC? to 2401 BC)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Cnoc an t-Sìthean (the Fairy Hill), noted as a placename on OS maps. <1>

An elongated subrectagular shaped long mound tapering out at each end measuring apprimately 55 x 16 metres can be seen to the east from the A833 south of Whitebridge. It's proximity overlooking the site of the possible early medieval Convinth church and graveyard where a possible Class 1 sculptured stone bearing the carving of a horse and rider was noted in the late 19th c. (see MHG3381 and MHG44993), may indicate a site of early significance.

NGR created based on location of site as seen on 1999-2001 vertical aerial photographs. <1>

Ordnance Survey Mastermap <2>

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred NH 5135 3730 (52m by 106m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH53NW
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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