MHG7193 - Kerb Cairn - Arr Wood


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  • KERB CAIRN (Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC? to 551 BC?)

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(Area centred: NH 915 516) Cairn
Visible on AP's (OS 67.095: 314-15, flown May 1967)

At NH 9163 5168, in a clearing in reafforested land, is a cairn measuring c 17.5m diameter and c 1m in height. A kerb of contigious stones is visible round most of the periphery. The cairn appears to be undisturbed.
Around the cairn and extending for about 100.0m to E are several stony mounds averaging 5m in diameter. Some have been ploughed through revealing a content of different sized stones indicating that they are stone clearance heaps.
Surveyed at 1/2500. Visited by OS (RL) 14 January 1971

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Grid reference Centred NH 9163 5168 (60m by 60m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH95SW
Civil Parish AULDEARN
Geographical Area NAIRN

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