MHG8136 - Mid Ferryton


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Type and Period (1)

  • CAIRN (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NH66NE 4 6820 6651.
Cairn (NR). OS 6" map, (1959)

A turf-covered, roughly oval cairn, measuring 41' N-S by 32' E-W, and standing 2' high, with a noticeable depression towards S end.
The ONB (1871) noted that the cairn had been partially opened.
Name Book 1871; A A Woodham 1956.

This cairn was completely removed in Spring of 1965 by the farmer of Mid Ferryton (Info from Mr Mathieson, Farmer, Mid Ferryton, Ferryton). A slight depression in the ground at the published site now marks the former position of the cairn. No finds were made during the removal.
Revised at 1/2500. Visited by OS (R B) 14 January 1966.

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Grid reference Centred NH 6819 6650 (14m by 14m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH66NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish RESOLIS

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