MHG25217 - Long cairn/natural? Blackstand

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Type and Period (1)

  • CHAMBERED LONG CAIRN (Undated)

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User: Admin, Date: Fri 10 Mar 2000
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NH76SW 4 7187 6113.
This is a long grass-covered mound with rounded ends, resembling a long cairn in some respects, but which Miss Henshall considers more likely to be natural than artificial.
It measures 264' long NE-SW, by 95' wide, and stands to average height of 12' although NE end is a little higher.
A A Woodham 1956; Info from A A Woodham to OS; A S Henshall 1963.

A large natural mound.
Visited by OS (N K B) 21 January 1966.


Woodham, A. A., 1956, A survey of prehistoric monuments in the Black Isle, p 85 (Text/Publication/Article). SHG72.


Henshall, A S, 1963, The chambered tombs of Scotland, Volume 1, 313, SUT 20; plan, fig. 61 (Text/Publication/Monograph). SHG357.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NH 7186 6113 (100m by 100m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH76SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish CROMARTY

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