MHG8123 - Barrow, Novar House


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  • ROUND BARROW (Undated)

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NH66NW 18 6190 6808.
On the brink of a low escarpment, is a bowl-shaped tree-grown mound measuring 25m in diameter and 4m high. The content of sand and gravel visible in the S is similar to a glacial deposit, but its shape, size and situation strongly suggest it is a barrow.
Visited by OS (A A) 23 August 1972.

This boat-shaped mound may be a burial-cairn.
RCAHMS 1979.

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Grid reference Centred NH 6189 6810 (53m by 54m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH66NW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish ALNESS

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