MHG8592 - Cairn, Ardmore

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Type and Period (1)

  • CAIRN (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NH78NW 18 7003 8721.

At NH 7003 8721 in a pasture field on the edge of a raised beach is a stony mound measuring c12m diameter and about 0.6m high. It is covered with broom and the edges have been partly squared by ploughing. The centre is disturbed but there is no trace of structure. It is probably a cairn.
Surveyed at 1:2500. Visited by OS (AA) 3 11 1970 and (ISS) 3 10 1973.

This stony mound may be the wasted remains of a burial-cairn.
RCAHMS 1979, visited November 1977.


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, 10, No. 32 (Text/Report). SHG2670.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NH 7003 8721 (14m by 14m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH78NW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish EDDERTON

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