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?)
- None recorded
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>
- --- Text/Report: RCAHMS. 1978. The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. The archaeological sites and monuments of Nairn District, Highland Region. . 14, No. 96.
- <1> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Wood, J.. 2011. Glengeoullie: Archaeological Survey. Highland Archaeology Services Ltd. Digital. Feature 8.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 8458 4616 (305m by 223m) (Buffered by site type)|
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Investigations/Events (1)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/15030 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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