MHG8123 - Barrow, Novar House

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Type and Period (1)

  • ROUND BARROW (Undated)

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Full Description

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.


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. 56 (Text/Report). SHG2670.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NH 6189 6810 (53m by 54m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH66NW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish ALNESS

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