MHG7115 - Cairn, Wester Culbo Wood
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Type and Period (1)
- CAIRN (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)
NH65NW 3 6480 5959.
Cairn (NR) OS 6" map, (1959)
Renewal of Monument Management Plan - Letter received from HS, dated 23/12/02. See assoc. docs. File.
J Aitken : 20/02/03
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>
- --- Text/Report: RCAHMS. 1979. The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. The archaeological sites and monuments of the Black Isle, Ross and Cromarty District, Highland Region. . 9, No. 25.
- <1> Text/Publication/Article: Woodham, A. A.. 1956. A survey of prehistoric monuments in the Black Isle. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland Vol. 88 (1953-55). 65-93. p 75.
- <2> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Fraser, L and Peteranna, M. 04/2010. Mount Eagle Forest, Black Isle: Archaeological Landscape Survey. Ross and Cromarty Archaeological Services. 04/05/10. Digital. Site 19.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 6480 5959 (14m by 14m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
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Related Investigations/Events (1)
External Links (2)
- http://portal.historicenvironment.scot/designation/SM3130 (Online designation description (Historic Environment Scotland))
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/13566 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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