MHG9415 - Creag Nan Caorach

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Type and Period (1)

  • 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


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. 367 (Text/Report). SHG2657.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NC 8726 3055 (14m by 14m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC83SE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish KILDONAN

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