MHG991 - Cairn, Torr A' Chaise

Summary

Site of cairn.

Type and Period (1)

  • CAIRN (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

No change. Visited by OS (J B) 21 September 1981.

Torr a' Chaise (NAT) Cairn (NR) OS 1:10,000 map, (1975)

As described. Visited by OS (I S S) 16 March 1972.

This grass-covered cairn, surmounted by field clearance stones, measures between 12m and 15m diameter, and is 1m in height.
Resurveyed at 1:2500. Visited by OS (R D) 3 November 1964.

Torr a' Chaise (Name Book 1872) probably a cairn, is a mound, 31' in diameter and c2' high, supplemented with many field-stones.
Name Book 1872; RCAHMS 1911.


Name Book (County), Object Name Books of the Ordnance Survey, Book No. 4, 16 (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG3372.


RCAHMS, 1911, The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments and Constructions of Scotland. Third report and inventory of monuments and constructions in the county of Caithness, 46, No. 164 (Text/Report). SHG2664.

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred ND 0444 6138 (14m by 14m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet ND06SW
Civil Parish HALKIRK
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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