MHG9330 - Feranach

Summary

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Type and Period (1)

  • CAIRN (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NC82NW 2 8397 2708.

(NC 83972708) Cairn (NR)
OS 6"map, (1962)

A small, heather-covered cairn, 9m in diameter and 1m high, situated on the gentle north-facing slope of the moorland. Stones protrude from the surface but there is no evidence of a cist, kerb or ditch.
Visited by OS (WDJ) 25 May 1961

No change to previous field report.
Visited by OS (JB) 7 Feburary 1977

This cairn is situated on a low knoll in gently undulating ground on the S side of the valley of the Abhainn na Frithe. It measures 9m in diameter and stands 1m in height and has a stepped profile.
(KILD91 17)
Visited by RCAHMS (DCC) 7 March 1991.


RCAHMS, 1911, The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments and Constructions of Scotland. Second report and inventory of monuments and constructions in the county of Sutherland, 128, No. 365 (Text/Report). SHG2657.


RCAHMS, 1993, The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. Strath of Kildonan: an archaeological survey (Text/Report). SHG2669.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NC 8397 2708 (14m by 14m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC82NW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish KILDONAN

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