MHG8018 - Cnoc Ducharie

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Type and Period (1)

  • 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.


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, 11, No. 44 (Text/Report). SHG2670.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NH 6234 7165 (14m by 14m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH67SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish ALNESS

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