Region : Highlands Home
District : Sutherland Map
Town or village : Lairg List
Grid Reference : NC 575 054 Glossary
Period : 3rd-2nd millennium BC Bibliography
Ord South

Ord South image

This was the first chambered tomb to be built on the summit of Ord Hill, at the south end of Loch Shin (Sutherland). Little remains of it, only some upright stones of the passage and the chamber. The cairn material has completely gone.
Behind Ord South the stone cairn of Ord North is visible.
An Archaeological Trail starting from the Ferrycroft Countryside Centre goes to both sites: apart from these two chambered cairns, a large number of Bronze Age hut circles with their field-system and a large burnt mound are scattered on the slopes of the hill.