MHG2892 - Fort, Balmachree


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  • FORT (Early Bronze Age to Pictish - 2400 BC? to 900 AD?)

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Fort (Site), Balmachree: Air photographs have revealed the crop-marks of a D-shaped fort measuring about 50m by 45m in arable ground 500m NE of Balmachree farmhouse. The chord is formed by a ravine and elsewhere the fort is defended by two ditches.
RCAHMS 1979; Visible on RCAHMS air photographs IN 2650-1: flown 1976 and IN 3095-7: flown 1977.

See link below to HES Canmore for aerial photos of cropmarks. <1>

This site was included in the Atlas of Hillforts of Britain and Ireland online database. See link below for site entry. <2>

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Grid reference Centred NH 7407 4802 (181m by 187m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH74NW
Civil Parish PETTY
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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