MHG7238 - Cairn - Braevall Wood


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Type and Period (2)

  • KERB CAIRN (Bronze Age - 2400 BC? to 551 BC?)
  • CIST? (Bronze Age - 2400 BC? to 551 BC?)

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NH84NW 16 8462 4567.

(NH 846 457) Cairn.
Visible on OS air photographs OS 67.140: 126-7; flown 2 June 1967.

At NH 8462 4567 on the edge of a field system (NH84NW 22) is a heather-covered cairn, c. 8.5m in diameter and c. 0.8m high. It is edged by a kerb of contiguous stones most of which are fallen outwards. The centre appears to be undisturbed.
Surveyed at 1:10 000.
Visited by OS (A A) 2 April 1971.

At the centre of the cairn there is a slab measuring 0.5m by 0.3m.
RCAHMS 1978, visit April 1978

GIS spatial data created 2018 based on OS Master Map. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NH 8461 4566 (23m by 22m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH84NW
Civil Parish CAWDOR
Geographical Area NAIRN

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