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Balbeg

Shooting Stand(S) (19-20th Century)

Site Name Balbeg

Classification Shooting Stand(S) (19-20th Century)

Canmore ID 259488

Site Number NH43SE 44.01

NGR NH 45565 32699

NGR Description from 4562 3259 to 4555 3272

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Highland
  • Parish Urquhart And Glenmoriston
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Inverness
  • Former County Inverness-shire

Archaeology Notes

NH43SE 44.01 from 4562 3259 to 4555 3272

There are ten turf-built shooting butts (URQ97 243-4) amongst the small cairns on heather moorland, and an eleventh isolated on top of a knoll immediately NW of a hut-circle (NH 4593 3248, URQ97 255). Eight of the butts are set in a line which runs NNW from NH 4562 3259 for 150m to NH 4555 3272, where it turns N and continues for a further 75m to NH 4554 3279.

(URQ97 243-6, 248-9, 251-6)

Visited by RCAHMS (SDB) 2 September 1997

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