MHG998 - Clearance Cairn, Hill of Shebster


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Type and Period (1)

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

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  • None recorded

Full Description

There are the remains of two or three stony mounds on the slope of the Hill of Shebster to the S of the cairn noted on ND06SW 5 (at ND 011 646).
RCAHMS 1911.

On the S side of the Hill of Shebster, at ND 010 642 there are about half a dozen heather-covered mounds, probably field clearance heaps. These are possibly the mounds noted by the RCAHMS.
Visited by OS (J B) 5 December 1981.

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, 101, No. 366 (Text/Report). SHG2664.

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Grid reference Centred ND 0104 6420 (106m by 82m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet ND06SW
Civil Parish REAY
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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