MHG50007 - Burnt mound - Balnuick
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Type and Period (1)
- BURNT MOUND (Undated)
- None recorded
This burnt mound is situated 610m NE of Balnuick farmsteading, on the SW side of an un-named stream that runs down the SE-facing slope from a spring some 80m to the NW. Roughly oval on plan, the mound measures about 8.5m from NW to SE by 5.3m transversely and 0.6m in height. 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 0.2m in height and with a hollow on the NE, extend 7.6m from the NW edge of the mound. It is one of four burnt mounds strung out over a distance of 200m on both sides of an un-named stream.
Visited by RCAHMS (JRS) 24 October 2006.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 98951 26427 (20m by 20m)|
|Civil Parish||DUTHIL AND ROTHIEMURCHUS|
|Geographical Area||BADENOCH AND STRATHSPEY|
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