MHG9518 - Kerb Cairn - Allt Ruadh


A kerb Cairn near the Allt Ruadh.

Type and Period (1)

  • KERB CAIRN (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A kerb Cairn near the Allt Ruadh.

On a spur in a westerly slope is a heather covered, round cairn 5m diameter by 0.8m high; a kerb is evidenced by an arc of contiguous boulders in the SW, and by occasional, largish stones elsewhere in the periphery. Half way up in the WNW face of the cairn is a stone setting giving a tiered effect.
Surveyed at 1/10,000. Visited by OS (JM) 15 June 1977

GIS spatial data amended in 2019 according to location of site as seen on 2009 vertical APs. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NC 8041 6246 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC86SW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish FARR

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