MHG8060 - Keanstruie

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Type and Period (1)

  • CAIRN (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NH68SE 17 6691 8338.

At NH 6691 8338 at the SW end of a ridge is an arc of contiguous earthfast stones on edge forming three quarters of a circle about 4.0, in diameter, open to the NW. The interior is level and heather obscures its content. It is possibly a robbed cairn, the stones being taken to help build a wall hard by to the E.
Visited by OS (A A) 30 October 1970.

As described.
Surveyed at 1/2500.
Visited by OS (A A) 30 October 1974.

This cairn has been reduced to an arc of earthfast stones.
RCAHMS 1979, visited September 1978.


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. 54 (Text/Report). SHG2670.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NH 6690 8338 (14m by 14m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH68SE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish EDDERTON

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