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Balblair

Enclosure (Prehistoric)

Site Name Balblair

Classification Enclosure (Prehistoric)

Canmore ID 15210

Site Number NH85SW 13

NGR NH 80505 51464

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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

Archaeology Notes

Scheduled as 'Balblair, enclosure 120m E of... the remains of a prehistoric, narrow-ditched sub-rectlangular enclosure... [surviving] as a cropmarked feature [which is] partly visible on oblique aerial photographs, under cultivated land. It is likely that the monument's circuit extends beyond the boundary hedge that marks its visible NE extent.'

Information from Historic Scotland, scheduling document dated 23 September 2009.

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Field Visit (March 1978)

Balblair NH 804 514 NH85SW 13

The SW side and parts of the NW and SE sides of a rectilinear enclosure are revealed as crop-marks 120m E of Balblair farmhouse. Visible on RCAHMS AP 1976.

RCAHMS 1979.

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