MHG991 - Cairn, Torr A' Chaise
Site of cairn.
Type and Period (1)
- CAIRN (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)
- None recorded
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.
- --- Text/Report: 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/Publication/Volume: Name Book (County). Object Name Books of the Ordnance Survey. Book No. 4, 16.
|Grid reference||Centred ND 0444 6138 (14m by 14m) (Buffered by site type)|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/7944 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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