Groat’s Loch, North (Broughwhin III)

Dense heather means this alignment is invisible. View from north (Scale 1m).

Dense heather means this alignment is invisible. View from north (Scale 1m).

Location

Scotland Caithness Northern Scotland ND 31100 40800
Lat 58.35035005   Long -3.178856642

 

Characteristics

Type: Double Length: 34m
No. of stones: 15 Size of stones: Only small
Orientation: 157.5° Altitude: 117m
Upper end: – Lower end: –
Straight (Yes or No)  : Sea View: Yes
Context:  Chambered cairn and stone alignments
Notes: Deep peat accumulation. Myatt accepts this row as genuine.

Other Information

Public Access:  Yes
Land Status:
Scheduled Ancient Monument: No. Formerly scheduled, but descheduled in 2000 because it could not be found.

Identification

Category: Probable. This row is not currently visible because of deep peat and dense vegetation. Myatt is confident that there is a row at this location.


Access Information

Car parking is available at ND 31885 40851. Follow the signposting to the Cairn O’Get. The stone row is situated about 320m to the south of the Cairn O’Get across uneven open moorland.


Online Resources 

Megalithic Portal     Canmore     Historic Environment Record     Caithness Field Club Bulletin

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