MHG50004 - Balnuick

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Type and Period (1)

  • BURNT MOUND (Undated)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (22/02/2007 08:25:22)
NH92NE 34.01 NH 99083 26273

This burnt mound is situated 560m NE of Balnuick farmsteading, on the SW side of an un-named stream that runs down the SE-facing slope from a spring some 290m to the NW. Roughly circular on plan, the grass- and gorse-grown mound measures 6.8m in diameter by about 0.6m in height. Although an eroded area on the S side of the mound has exposed what appears to be burnt stones, a turf was removed from the top of the mound revealing a core comprising angular fragments of burnt stone and small fragments of charcoal contained within a matrix of loose black soil.
Visited by RCAHMS (JRS) 24 October 2006.







<1> RCAHMS, 02/2008, Annual update from Canmore, 284294 (Dataset). SHG24123.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NH 99083 26272 (20m by 20m)
Map sheet NH92NE
Civil Parish DUTHIL AND ROTHIEMURCHUS
Geographical Area BADENOCH AND STRATHSPEY

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