MHG50005 - Balnuick

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Type and Period (1)

  • BURNT MOUND (Undated)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (22/02/2007 08:26:29)
NH92NE 34.02 NH 99016 26371

This burnt mound is situated 590m NE of Balnuick farmsteading, on the NE side of an un-named stream that runs down the SE-facing slope from a spring some 160m to the NW. Roughly oval on plan, the grass-grown mound measures about 9m from NNW to SSE by 6.7m transversely and 1m in height, with a slight hollow on the WSW, where it faces the stream. 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. Traces of what appear to be an earlier mound, measuring only 0.3m in height, extend 4.8m from the N edge of the mound.
Visited by RCAHMS (JRS) 24 October 2006.







<1> RCAHMS, 02/2008, Annual update from Canmore, 284295 (Dataset). SHG24123.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NH 99016 26371 (20m by 20m)
Map sheet NH92NE
Civil Parish DUTHIL AND ROTHIEMURCHUS
Geographical Area BADENOCH AND STRATHSPEY

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