MHG2848 - Cairn, Banchor


Site of cairn of unknown type.

Type and Period (1)

  • CAIRN (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

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On a false crest within a field system (NH72SE 4), is a heather-covered cairn c.11.0m in diameter and 0.9m high.
Surveyed at 1/10,000.
Visited by OS (A A) 16 December 1971.

Two cairns (MHG2847 and MHG2848) and an associated field system (MHG2850) situated c. 400m south of a bend in the river Findhorn by Dalarossie church on a false crest, and within 400m of Dalarossie cairn (MHG2849). <1>

<1> Archaeology for Communities in the Highlands (ARCH), 2011, Digital site gazetteer and archive for ARCH Community Timeline Project: Strathdearn, Site 4 (Collection/Project Archive). SHG25599.

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Grid reference Centred NH 7651 2374 (14m by 14m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH72SE
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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