MHG990 - Site of Cairn, Torr A' Chaise

Summary

Site of late neolithic-bronze age burial cairn that contained human remains.

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

There is now no trace of this cairn. (See ND 06 SW 22.)
Visited by OS (J B) 21 September 1981.

Cairn (NR) (site of) OS 25"map, (1966)

There is an almost ploughed-out rise in the ground here.
Visited by OS (N K B) 10 November 1964.

Cairn (NR) (Site of) Human Remains found (NAT)
OS 6"map, Caithness, 2nd ed., (1907)

Human remains were found when the top of this Pict's house was removed some time ago, prior to its cultivation. It is still visible as a rise in the ground.
Name Book 1873.


Name Book (County), Object Name Books of the Ordnance Survey, Book No. 9, 123 (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG3399.

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred ND 0368 6001 (16m by 16m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet ND06SW
Civil Parish REAY
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

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