MHG50267 - Balnuick Wood
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Type and Period (1)
- CLEARANCE CAIRN (Undated)
- None recorded
NMRS Report: (21/03/2007 12:55:51)
NH92NE 57 NH 9830 2610
About twelve small cairns are scattered across an area of about 1.5ha immediately above a shelter belt that drops down the W flank of the ridge between Balnuick Wood and Neavuie. The cairns, the largest measuring some 4m in diameter by 0.5m in height, mainly lie on moorland, but the scatter also extends into the improved ground to the S. There, the stones have been gathered into four long banks, which extend some 450m W to the road at the foot of the slope. These banks, which are set at intervals of between 70m and 100m, incorporate numerous large boulders and overlie several hollowed trackways that traverse the slope. The size of the boulders suggests that they have been gathered mechanically.
Visited by RCAHMS (SH, TIP, GB) 13 October 2006.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 9829 2610 (20m by 20m)|
|Civil Parish||DUTHIL AND ROTHIEMURCHUS|
|Geographical Area||BADENOCH AND STRATHSPEY|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/285749 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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