MHG3396 - Belladrum South

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Type and Period (1)

  • CHAMBERED CAIRN (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

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NH54SW 8 5160 4158.

(NH 5160 4158) Stone Circle (OE)

Belladrum South: Chambered cairn, possibly of Orkney-Cromarty type, with a polygonal chamber.
Five upright stones remain forming part of a circle 8 ft. in diameter. The heights of the stones from south to NE are: 3'3", 3'6", 2'6", 3'9" and 3'9". The field has been ploughed up to the bases of the stones and there is now no sign of any other structure.
A S Henshall 1963, visited 13 April 1957

This chambered cairn is as described above.
Re-surveyed at 1/2500.
Visited by OS (N K B) 14 December 1964.


Belladrum Farm, chambered cairn (Image/Photograph(s)). SHG8501.


Ch. Cairn, Belladrum Farm, '92 (Image/Photograph(s)). SHG9830.


Henshall, A S, 1963, The chambered tombs of Scotland, Volume 1, Vol. 1, 366 (Text/Publication/Monograph). SHG357.


RCAHMS, 1979, The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. The archaeological sites and monuments of North-east Inverness, Inverness District, Highland Region, 8, No. 7 (Text/Report). SHG2673.


Thom, Thom and Burl, A, A S and [H] A [W], 1980, Megalithic rings: plans and data for 229 monuments in Britain, 262-3 (Collection/Catalogue/Gazetteer). SHG315.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NH 5159 4158 (80m by 80m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH54SW
Civil Parish KILTARLITY AND CONVINTH
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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