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Balblair Wood

Site (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Balblair Wood

Classification Site (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Balblair Wood 3; Black Bridge

Canmore ID 116603

Site Number NH44SE 24

NGR NH 499 440

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Kilmorack
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Inverness
  • Former County Inverness-shire

Archaeology Notes

NH44SE 24 499 440

NH 44/54 OS 499440 No. 77 Balblair Wood.

A roughly circular pit 6 yards x 7 yards and 1 foot 6" deep with

a flat bottom. Close to the east a rampart or turf wall runs S.E. from the foot of the steep bank for 47 yards. It then turns at right angles and runs N.E. for 8 yards.

Coghill et al 1989


Watching Brief (27 September 2017 - 3 October 2017)

NH 49930 44080 (centred on) A watching brief was carried out, 27 September – 3 October 2017, during Phase 1C of a quarry extension. No finds or features of archaeological significance were recorded in an area that had been heavily disturbed by trees.

Archive: NRHE

Funder: CgMs Consulting

Lynn Fraser – AOC Archaeology Group

(Source: DES, Volume 18)


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