MHG8899 - Cairn, Heights of Keppoch

Summary

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Type and Period (1)

  • CLEARANCE CAIRN (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Area marked as "tumuli" on 1st ed OS - HAW 11/2003

NH56SW 5 500 610 to 501 611.
Cairns (NR) (9 shown) OS 6"map, (1969)

Small mounds of earth and stone. Name Book 1876.

On a partially afforested ridge are about 30 stone clearance heaps, including the nine previously published as cairns. They are of a type usually found in association with hut circles.
Visited by OS (N K B) 21 December 1970

No change; no cultivation plots are discernible.
Visited by OS (J B) 11 November 1976.

A scatter of small cairns. RCAHMS 1979.


Name Book (County), Object Name Books of the Ordnance Survey, Book No. 9, 60 (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG3399.


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, 13, No. 75 (Text/Report). SHG2670.

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NH 4999 6099 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH46SE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish FODDERTY

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