MHG7504 - Whitebog Wood
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Type and Period (2)
- BURIAL CAIRN (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)
- HUMAN REMAINS (Undated)
- None recorded
NH76SW 9 7323 6213.
(NH 7323 6213) Cairn (NR) (Site of) OS 6" map, (1959)
Site of Cairn (NR) Human Remains found 1811.
OS 6" map, Ross-shire, 2nd ed., (1907)
Woodham (1956) could find no trace of this cairn site. The cairn was removed in 1811 when 'human bones of a gigantic size' were found in it. Name Book 1871; NSA 1845; A A Woodham 1956.
Published site in an area of afforestation. No trace.
Visited by OS (R B) 13 January 1966.
'Ruined cairn'. No details given. D W Ross 1990.
- --- Text/Publication/Article: Ross, D W. 1990. 'Survey of Forestry Commission Land', Discovery and Excavation in Scotland 1990, p.24. Discovery and Excavation in Scotland. 24. 24.
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: NSA. 1845. The new statistical account of Scotland by the ministers of the respective parishes under the superintendence of a committee of the society for the benefit of the sons and daughters of the clergy. Vol. 14, Ross and Cromarty, 8.
- --- Text/Report: RCAHMS. 1979. The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. The archaeological sites and monuments of the Black Isle, Ross and Cromarty District, Highland Region. . 10, No. 37.
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: Name Book (County). Object Name Books of the Ordnance Survey. Book No. 8, 67.
- --- Text/Publication/Article: Woodham, A. A.. 1956. A survey of prehistoric monuments in the Black Isle. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland Vol. 88 (1953-55). 65-93. p 81.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 7322 6213 (16m by 16m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
Related Monuments/Buildings (1)
Related Investigations/Events (0)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/14540 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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