MHG680 - Cairn, Bank Head
Site of cairn.
Type and Period (1)
- CAIRN (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)
- None recorded
This roughly circular cairn, 12m in diameter and about 1m high, has been badly damaged within the last two years by the superimposition of a 'scenic viewpoint'.
C E Batey 1982 (see archive)
A cairn as described above. Visited by OS (N K B) 19 May 1982.
Cairn (NR) OS 1:10,000 map, (1975)
The much mutilated, grass-covered remains of this cairn survive to a maximum height of 1.5m and measure some 12m in diameter. The cairn has been flattened on top where a modern concrete building has been built.
Resurveyed at 1:2500. Visited by OS (R B) 23 May 1965.
This is a small cairn of low elevation with diameter of approx 16ft. A surveyor's cairn has been erected on top.
RCAHMS 1911, visited 1910.
- --- Text/Report: Batey, C E. 1982. Caithness coastal survey 1982: interim reports 1980-2. . DUN 001.
- --- Text/Report: 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. . 26, No. 74.
|Grid reference||Centred ND 2054 7650 (14m by 14m) (Buffered by site type)|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/8859 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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