MHG7115 - Cairn, Wester Culbo Wood

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Type and Period (1)

  • CAIRN (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

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NH65NW 3 6480 5959.
Cairn (NR) OS 6" map, (1959)
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Renewal of Monument Management Plan - Letter received from HS, dated 23/12/02. See assoc. docs. File.
J Aitken : 20/02/03
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This is a round cairn, 32' diameter and 4' high, heather-covered and with a few trees growing in it. A depression in centre suggests that attempt has been made to plunder it. When Woodham visited site area had been trenched preparatory to planting.
A A Woodham 1956. <1>

The cairn, as described, by Woodham, is situated in centre of an afforested area. A few stones protrude through the heather in the centre of the cairn.
Revised at 1/2500. Visited by OS (R B) 9 March 1966.

Recorded during field survey across this area. 11m diameter round cairn encircled by 1m wide ditch; stone visible in central depression, which was probably as a result of plundering; covered in heather and snow at time of visit. <2>

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Grid reference Centred NH 6480 5959 (14m by 14m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH65NW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish RESOLIS

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