MHG7973 - Possible Chambered Cairn - Leachonich
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Type and Period (2)
- CHAMBERED CAIRN? (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)
- (Alternate Type) CAIRN (Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC? to 551 BC?)
- None recorded
NH68NE 30 6820 8589.
At NH 6820 8589 prominently situated one spur is a stony mound about 5.5m in diameter and about 0.3m high. Its top has been disturbed but no structure is exposed. It is possible that this is a clearance heap, but its position suggests it is a cairn.
Visited by OS (A A) 2 November 1970.
About 65 metres to the N on a false crest, are the scant remains of a stony mound c. 11.0m in diameter. It has been quarried away leaving a scatter of heather grown debris within a slight rim. To the E of centre are two earthfast conglomerate slabs, one facing N-S and the other E-W, which may represent a portal stone and a side slab of a chamber otherwise destroyed.
Visited by OS (A A) 23 June 1975.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 6820 8590 (32m by 66m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/13831 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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