MHG924 - Round Cairn, Cnoc Freiceadain


Site of late neolithic-bronze age round cairn.

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

No change. Visited by OS (J B) 8 September 1981.

Cairn (NR) OS 6"map, (1969)

This grass-covered round cairn, 0.8m maximum height, has been mutilated in N segment, revealing large rubble stones.
Resurveyed at 1:2500.
Visited by OS (N K B) 18 November 1964.

The remains of a small round cairn with a diameter of about 35ft and a height of about 3ft. Much of it has been removed, but neither cist nor chamber has been exposed.
RCAHMS 1911.

Mound (NR) OS 6"map, (1907)

RCAHMS, 1911, The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments and Constructions of Scotland. Third report and inventory of monuments and constructions in the county of Caithness, 102, No. 371 (Text/Report). SHG2664.

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Grid reference Centred ND 0138 6585 (30m by 30m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet ND06NW
Civil Parish REAY
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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