MHG16119 - Square barrow - Poyntzfield


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Type and Period (2)

  • SQUARE BARROW (Pictish - 300 AD? to 900 AD)
  • BARROW CEMETERY (Pictish - 300 AD? to 900 AD)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Cropmark of a square barrow to the north of Poyntzfield seen in 1991 RCHAMS oblique aerial photography.

The site is included in a broad discussion of Pictish cemeteries in Inverness-shire, Moray and Aberdeenshire. At Poyntzfield on the Black Isle, a barrow cemetery of perhaps six barrows is evident, including round and square examples, running in a linear arrangement along a low terrace.<1>

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Grid reference Centred NH 7075 6506 (30m by 30m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH76NW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish RESOLIS

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