MHG9415 - Creag Nan Caorach


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  • CAIRN (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

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NC83SE 3 8726 3056.

(NC87263056) Cairn (NR)
OS 6"map, (1964)

A cairn, previously noted (RCAHMS 1911, visited 1909), sited on a change of slope, high up in a SW-facing hillside, overlooking a field system associated with hut-circles. (See NC 83 SE 2 ). It is 8.0m diameter by 0.7m high. The cairn reduces from piled bare stone in the centre to a low heather-covered, but fairly well-defined, peripheral extent. There is no trace of a chamber or cist.
Visited by OS (J M) 26 January 1977 and (E G C) 22 May 1961

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Grid reference Centred NC 8726 3055 (14m by 14m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC83SE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish KILDONAN

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