MHG8202 - Tobar A' Chuirn


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Type and Period (2)

  • CLEARANCE CAIRN (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)
  • (Alternate Type) BURIAL CAIRN (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Cairn (NR) OS 6" map, (1959)

This is a heap of stones, 20' in diameter and not more than 18" high, completely covered with small trees and nettles.
A A Woodham 1956.

This cairn, composed of medium and small stones and covered by small trees and scrub, is c 8m diameter. It is situated at top of the bank overlooking Cromarty Firth, and at the foot of a cultivated field. It is in an inconspicuous position, and quite untypical of the usual situation for cairn. It may be result of recent field clearance.
Visited by OS (R B) 12 January 1966.

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Grid reference Centred NH 6195 6291 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH66SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish RESOLIS

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