MHG2390 - Broch, Balrynie
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Type and Period (1)
- BROCH (Iron Age - 550 BC to 560 AD)
- None recorded
Broch (NR) OS 1:10,000 map, (1977)
A small artificial knoll - the remains of a Pictish dwelling.
Name Book 1871.
The remains of a broch, now visible as a low, turf-covered, sub-circular mound with a slightly concave centre, 1m high and some 20m in diameter, situated on near-level ground on the NE bank of a burn. Soil erosion has revealed a heavy stone content, but no definite traces of wall faces can be seen, save possibly on the NW side, where a single course of stones protrudes through the turf, forming a horseshoe shape, 2m across, indicating a mural cell.
Surveyed at 1:2500. Visited by OS (N K B) 10 May 1967.
Name Book (County), Object Name Books of the Ordnance Survey, Book No. 6, 173 (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG3390.
|Grid reference||Centred ND 2994 3923 (70m by 70m) (Buffered by site type)|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/8578 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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