MHG8454 - Caanrigh


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Type and Period (3)

  • FIELD SYSTEM (Undated)
  • LYNCHET (Undated)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NH87SW 16 837 711.

NH 835 711. This cluster of small cairns on the SE slopes of the Hill of Nigg may be associated with a cottage of recent date, which stands 200m to the SE.

NH 836 711. An area of about two hectares of heather-covered stone-free ground. Three clearance heaps, about 4m across, occur together with smaller examples. A distinct lynchet runs along NE side of area. These cultivation remains are more indicative of a prehistoric rather than a medieval or post-medieval date.
Visited by OS 24 April 1981.

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Grid reference Centred NH 8370 7110 (50m by 50m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH87SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish NIGG

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