MHG9348 - Burnt Material - Conc Dail-Chairn


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Type and Period (1)

  • BURNT MOUND (Undated)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NC82NE 33 8530 2711.

At NC 8530 2711 adjacent to a small burn and close to the settlement NC82NE 5, is a burnt mound rather irregular in shape. It measures 6.5m E-W x 5.5m x 1.0m. A number of friable stones were seen lying in a bed of black earth on the mound's surface.
Surveyed at 1/10,000
Visited by OS (J B) 31 January 1977

There are two burnt mounds on the E side of an unnamed tributary to the Abhainn na Frithe.

A. NC 8530 2711 This circular burnt mound measures 6.2m in diameter and 0.8m in height. There may be some revetting on the W side of the mound. Friable stones and charcoal set in a matrix of black soil are visible in a scrape on top of the mound.
(KILD91 274)

B. NC 8527 2714 This U-shaped burnt mound measures 9m from N to S by 7.3m transversely and 1m in height. It opens on the E and has a well-defined central hollow.
(KILD91 275)
Visited by RCAHMS (DCC) 5 May 1991.

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Grid reference Centred NC 8529 2711 (16m by 16m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC82NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish KILDONAN

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