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Balblair Wood

Cairn (Period Unassigned)(Possible)

Site Name Balblair Wood

Classification Cairn (Period Unassigned)(Possible)

Alternative Name(s) Balblair Wood 1

Canmore ID 116684

Site Number NH54SW 32

NGR NH 504 441

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

NH54SW 32 504 441

Possible site of heavily denuded circular chambered cairn with spread of material over c.11m diameter. Two large stones may indicate position of central chamber. Probable line of passage truncated by kerb.

Coghill et al 1989; D Coghill and R Hanley 1993

NH 44/54 OS 504440 No. 73 Balblair Wood.

At the edge and above a steep bank there is a circular or very slightly oval sunken area 12 yards in diameter. Inside are 2

large stones, one of which is erect as if in its original position. This may be a funerary site which has been robbed.

Coghill et al 1989

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