MHG9789 - Achrimsdale

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Type and Period (1)

  • CAIRN (Neolithic to Late Iron Age - 4000 BC to 560 AD)

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Full Description

NC90NW 17 902 065.
(NC 9025 0645) Tumuli (NR). OS 6"map, Sutherland, 2nd ed., (1909)

On the moorland above the eastmost crofts of Easter Clynekirkton is a scattered group of small and inconspicuous mounds.
RCAHMS 1911, visited 1909.

Centred: NC902 065 On a gentle SE-facing slope, partly in open moorland and partly amidst early modern cultivation, are about two dozen stone clearance heaps widely scattered over an area of about twelve hectares. They are of a type commonly found in association with hut circles but no huts are apparent, neither are any field plots.
Visited by OS (N K B) 21 January 1976.


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, 12, No. 30 (Text/Report). SHG2657.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NC 9019 0649 (14m by 14m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC90NW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish CLYNE

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