MHG7341 - Cairns, Newmore Wood


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Type and Period (1)

  • CAIRN (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

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NH67SE 31 682 736.

NH 682 736. Cairns, Newmore Wood: In 1976 three cairns measuring about 4m in diameter were recorded in this area, which is now buried in a forestry plantation.
J E Kirby 1976; RCAHMS 1979.

The alleged cairns were not positively located. Three stony mounds, probably stone clearance heaps, occur in the wood about 100m SW of the given location.
Visited by OS (J B) 23 February 1981.

Kirby, J E, 1976, 'Rosskenn, round cairns, cup and ring marked boulder', Discovery and Excavation in Scotland 1976, p.60, 60 (Text/Publication/Article). SHG1452.

RCAHMS, 1979, The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. The archaeological sites and monuments of Easter Ross, Ross and Cromarty District, Highland Region, 14, No. 81 (Text/Report). SHG2670.

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Grid reference Centred NH 6819 7360 (14m by 14m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH67SE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish ROSSKEEN

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