MHG9351 - Burnt Mound - Kinbrace Hill


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  • BURNT MOUND (Undated)

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NC82NE 29 8753 2828.

At NC 87532828 on the edge of the field system of NC 82 NE 28 lies a burnt mound, which measures 12.0 m E-W by 11.0 m and 0.8 m high. There is a depression in the centre with a gap in the SE arc. The E side is truncated by a drainage ditch; here the contents of small burnt friable stones are exposed. A spring rises near the mound, and a modern well has been built into its S side.
Surveyed at 1/10,000
Visited by OS (J B) 3 December 1976

This burnt mound, which is situated on gently sloping ground to the S of the Kinbrace Burn, measures 11.2m in diameter and 1.2m in height. There is a central depression, 3m by 1.5m across and 0.5m in depth, which opens out to the SE. A spring to the SE has been tapped and the SE edge of the mound has been disturbed revealing densely-packed, cracked
stones set in a matrix of black soil and charcoal.
(KILD91 68)
Visited by RCAHMS (DCC) 10 March 1991.

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Grid reference Centred NC 8753 2828 (16m by 16m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC82NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish KILDONAN

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