MHG50007 - Balnuick

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Type and Period (1)

  • BURNT MOUND (Undated)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (22/02/2007 08:27:15)
NH92NE 34.04 NH 98951 26427

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.
Visited by RCAHMS (JRS) 24 October 2006.



<1> RCAHMS, 02/2008, Annual update from Canmore, 284297 (Dataset). SHG24123.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NH 98951 26427 (20m by 20m)
Map sheet NH92NE
Civil Parish DUTHIL AND ROTHIEMURCHUS
Geographical Area BADENOCH AND STRATHSPEY

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