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Cona Bhacain

Mound (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Cona Bhacain

Classification Mound (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 23977

Site Number NN44SE 13

NGR NN 483 416

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Perth And Kinross
  • Parish Fortingall
  • Former Region Tayside
  • Former District Perth And Kinross
  • Former County Perthshire

Archaeology Notes

NN44SE 13 483 416.

Near Cashlie (NN 489 418) and some 70 yds from Caisteal Coin nam Bhacain (Caisteal Cona Bhacain: NN44SE 8) is the Bhacain or Dog Stake. This stone, on a mound near the road, is about 2ft high; whether it is man-made or otherwise is unknown. It is associated with Fingalian legends (Cona' Bhacain - name: NN 483 416).

A C McKerracher 1979

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