MHG8011 - Possible kerb cairn, Cnoc Na Moine
Possible kerb cairn, with an intrusive cist.
Type and Period (3)
- CAIRN (Bronze Age - 2400 BC? to 551 BC?)
- KERB CAIRN? (Bronze Age - 2400 BC? to 551 BC?)
- CIST (Bronze Age - 2400 BC? to 551 BC?)
- None recorded
NH67SW 21 6026 7257.
At NH 6026 7257 on a false crest, amongst stone clearance heaps (See NH67SW 20) is a turf-covered cairn measuring c.8.0m in diameter and c.0.6m high. Exposed to the W of centre in the upper level of the cairn material is an intrusive cist formed by four stones on edge, oriented N to S and measuring 0.8m by 0.4m at the S end and 0.3m at the N end. The E stone appears to have partly fallen inwards.
Visited by OS (R L) 4 November 1970.
Surveyed at 1/2500 Visited by OS (I S S) 23 August 1972.
Described as a possible kerbed cairn by John Wombell. Visited during reconnaissance in January 2011. <1>
- --- Text/Report: 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. . 13, No. 67.
- <1> Text/Correspondence: Wombell, J. 01/2011. Notes for the HER: Cnoc na Moine. Yes. Digital.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 6025 7257 (14m by 14m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Investigations/Events (1)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/13785 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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