MHG8018 - Cnoc Ducharie


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  • CAIRN (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

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NH67SW 14 6235 7165.
Some 27m SSE of cairn at Cnoc Ducharie (NH67SW 13) are the remains of a smaller one. It consists of a much mutilated mound of stones, now mostly grass-covered, 8m in diameter and c.1.2m high. One or two large stones around the perimeter suggest that it may have had a kerb. In the centre of the cairn is a dilapidated rectangular cavity 3.0m long by 2.0m wide by 0.6m deep.
Surveyed at 1/2500 Visited by OS (W D J) 1 May 1963.

This mutilated cairn stands in dense forest.
RCAHMS 1979.

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Grid reference Centred NH 6234 7165 (14m by 14m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH67SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish ALNESS

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