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Balnacraig

Burnt Mound (Prehistoric)

Site Name Balnacraig

Classification Burnt Mound (Prehistoric)

Canmore ID 13789

Site Number NH67SW 25

NGR NH 6460 7073

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 25 6460 7073.

NH 646 707. Burnt Mound, Balnacraig: The remains of what is probably a burnt mound stand about 100m E of that described on NH67SW 24. Burnt stone is visible in the oval mound, which measures 11m from E to W by 9m transversely and stands 1m high.

RCAHMS 1979, visited 1978.

NH 6460 7073. The turf-covered burnt mound is as described above. A depression occurs on the S side of the mound, facing the stream.

Surveyed at 1:2500.

Visited by OS (J B) 16 February 1981.

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Field Visit (1978)

NH 646 707. Burnt Mound, Balnacraig: The remains of what is probably a burnt mound stand about 100m E of that described on NH67SW 24. Burnt stone is visible in the oval mound, which measures 11m from E to W by 9m transversely and stands 1m high.

RCAHMS 1979, visited 1978.

Field Visit (16 February 1981)

NH 6460 7073. The turf-covered burnt mound is as described above. A depression occurs on the S side of the mound, facing the stream.

Surveyed at 1:2500.

Visited by OS (J B) 16 February 1981.

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