MHG9189 - Carn Bhrain


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Type and Period (1)

  • CAIRN (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NH58NW 1 525 874.

Carn Bhren {NAT} OS 6"map, Ross-shire, 2nd ed., (1907)

Carn Bhren or Carn Breathainn. There is a legend connecting it with Fingal's dog Bran. He entered a cairn there and was never seen again. It means Raven's Cairn.
W J Watson 1904.

Carn Bhren is a hill with broken natural outcrop on knolls in abundance. There is no trace of a cairn on or around it.
Visited by OS (R D L) 21 May 1963.

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Grid reference Centred NH 5250 8739 (14m by 14m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH58NW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND

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