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Embo Street,cairn south east of

A Scheduled Monument in East Sutherland and Edderton, Highland

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Latitude: 57.8959 / 57°53'45"N

Longitude: -4.0109 / 4°0'39"W

OS Eastings: 280895

OS Northings: 891376

OS Grid: NH808913

Mapcode National: GBR J7GV.PFG

Mapcode Global: WH4DG.CS8T

Entry Name: Embo Street,cairn SE of

Scheduled Date: 14 March 1935

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM1788

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric ritual and funerary: cairn (type uncertain)

Location: Dornoch

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: East Sutherland and Edderton

Traditional County: Sutherland


Circa 1800. pair slightly differing cottages.

No.1, single storey and attic, 3-bay cottage with centre

door. Harled, painted ashlar margins. Later piended

dormers break wallhead in outer bays; original small

centre window, close to wallhead, with sliding sash.

12-pane glazing; long/short detailing to angles; droved

ashlar coped end stacks; slate roof.

Single storey, single bay wing to rear.

No. 2. Set back and abutting north gable of No. 1 Review

Park; single storey and attic, 3-bay cottage with small

single storey, single bay extension at north gable.

Harled, painted ashlar margins. 2 piended dormers in

outer bays 12-pane glazing; droved ashlar end stacks

slate roof.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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