MHG7236 - Cairnfield - Braevall Wood


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Type and Period (1)

  • CLEARANCE CAIRN (Early Bronze Age to Late Iron Age - 2400 BC? to 560 AD?)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NH84NW 18 846 462.

Centred at NH 846 462, are a number of stone clearance heaps, of a type frequently found in association with hut circles. No huts and no measurable cultivation plots are evident.
Visited by OS (N K B) 18 January 1971.

About a dozen small cairns, measuring about 2m in diameter, are visible over a wide expanse of moorland.
RCAHMS 1978, visited April 1978.

A walkover survey was carried out 2011 ahead of proposed tree planting at Gleneoullie under the Scottish Rural Development Programme. A group of field clearance cairns in deep heather were noted at this location, but were not plotted in detail. No hut circles were seen at this location. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NH 8458 4616 (305m by 223m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH84NW
Civil Parish CAWDOR
Geographical Area NAIRN

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