MHG9560 - Lochan Dugh Skelpick

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Type and Period (1)

  • CAIRN (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NC75NW 45 717 570.

At NC 717 570, within an area of undulating ground are two probable heather covered cairns ('A' and 'B'), both situated at the end of low ridges.
'A' is up to 0.7m high and measures overall about 7.2m north east-south west by about 5.5m, with the longer axis on the line of the ridge. One or two large stones around the perimeter may form part of a kerb. The interior is probably intact.
'B' is about 6.7m in diameter and 0.5m high. The centre has been disturved; revealing no structural features. In the area there are a few scattered mounds, probably clearance heaps. The prominent position of the two features rather than their construction is the prime reason for consideration as burial cairns.
Surveyed at 1:10000.
Visited by OS (J B) 8 August 1977.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NC 7168 5708 (182m by 19m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC75NW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish FARR

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