MHG8028 - Cairn - Glascarne


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Type and Period (1)

  • CAIRN (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NH67SE 4 672 718.

Glascarne was a cairn either in Kilmuir or on the border of Rosskeen. The name is now obsolete.
W J Watson 1904

'....a cairn called 'Glascarne' near the road lying on N side of the said cairn which leads westwards to the lands of Badcall...' (Culcairn' may refer).
Orig Paroch Scot 1855.

No information found during field investigation.
Visited by OS (W D J) 10 May 1963.

A small stone axehead of porphyritic stone was exhibited to the NMS by William Urquhart of Evanton in 1890. This was described as from 'Clashcairn' which may refer to this site. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NH 6719 7180 (14m by 14m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH67SE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish ROSSKEEN

Finds (1)

  • AXEHEAD? (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

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