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Balconie Point

Mound(S) (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Balconie Point

Classification Mound(S) (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Cromarty Firth

Canmore ID 289432

Site Number NH66NW 83

NGR NH 62610 65270

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NH66NW 83 625 653

A series of low stony mounds built of beach cobbles on mud and shingle flats. Mounds approximately circular and varying diameters and heights. Mound nearest shore has stake still insitu. On beach to rear a single upstanding stake. Stakes are 20 by 10cm section.

Stones, possible crannog or collapsed structure. c.100m into the water. c.15m by 10m. Possible beacon stance of fishing net stake - Not visited.

CFA/MORA Coastal Assessment Survey 1998.

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