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Balnacraig

Burnt Mound (Prehistoric)

Site Name Balnacraig

Classification Burnt Mound (Prehistoric)

Canmore ID 13788

Site Number NH67SW 24

NGR NH 6450 7070

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Highland
  • Parish Alness
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Ross And Cromarty
  • Former County Ross And Cromarty

Archaeology Notes

NH67SW 24 6450 7070.

NH 645 707. Burnt Mound, Balnacraig: The remains of what may be a burnt mound stand on the N bank of an unnamed stream. The mound measures 11.3m in diameter, stands 1m high and consists of ashy sand and burnt stone.

RCAHMS 1979, visited 1978.

NH 6450 7070. The turf-covered burnt mound is as described above. Generally it is ill-defined with a depression on the S side facing the stream.

Surveyed at 1:2500.

Visited by OS (J B) 16 February 1981.

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Field Visit (1978)

NH 645 707. Burnt Mound, Balnacraig: The remains of what may be a burnt mound stand on the N bank of an unnamed stream. The mound measures 11.3m in diameter, stands 1m high and consists of ashy sand and burnt stone.

RCAHMS 1979, visited 1978.

Field Visit (16 February 1981)

NH 6450 7070. The turf-covered burnt mound is as described above. Generally it is ill-defined with a depression on the S side facing the stream.

Surveyed at 1:2500.

Visited by OS (J B) 16 February 1981.

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