MHG649 - Possible Cairn, Clindrag Tulloch


Site of possible late neolithic-bronze age burial cairn.

Type and Period (1)

  • CAIRN (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Cairn, "Clindrag Tulloch". Dimensions: 20 x 15m. Subcircular, grass-covered mound crossed by field wall to SW of which it has been ploughed. Orientation NE-SW. Visited in 1986.
R J Mercer, NMRS MS/828/19, 1995

No change Visited by OS (J B) 22 December 1981

Clindrag Tulloch (NAT) Cairn (NR) OS 6" map, (1970)

Clindrag Tulloch a conical, grass-covered cairn 11m in diameter and 0.8m maximum height. The name is still known locally.
Resurveyed at 1:2500. Visited by OS (N K B) 18 February 1965

Clindrag Tulloch is a small grass-covered mound, some 40ft in diameter and 4ft high. Possibly it is a cairn but there is no surface indication of its character.

RCAHMS, 1911, The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments and Constructions of Scotland. Third report and inventory of monuments and constructions in the county of Caithness, 89, No. 329 (Text/Report). SHG2664.

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Grid reference Centred ND 1726 6744 (14m by 14m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet ND16NE
Civil Parish OLRIG
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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