MHG8000 - Cairns, Stittenham

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Type and Period (2)

  • CLEARANCE CAIRN (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)
  • (Alternate Type) BURIAL CAIRN (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

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GR more likely to be as above if NE of scheduled cairn - but poss still in SAM - HAW 11/2004

Cairns, Stittenham: Two cairns, some 4m in diameter and 0.4m in height, are situated 30m ENE and 90m NE from the chambered cairn described on NH67SW 1.
RCAHMS 1979, visited 1978.

Two mounds as described above were noted ENE of the chambered cairn. They are turf-covered and more likely to be field clearance heaps rather than burial mounds.
Visited by OS (J B) 23 February 1981.


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, 12, No. 62 (Text/Report). SHG2670.

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NH 6492 7430 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH67SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish ROSSKEEN

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