MHG54959 - Possible kerb cairn, Balnacuile


A possible kerb cairn has been identified in the field to the south of Balnacuile farmhouse.

Type and Period (1)

  • KERB CAIRN? (Bronze Age - 2400 BC? to 551 BC?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Douglas Scott has reported an apparent large kerb cairn located in the middle of a small sloping field to the east of the road below the Balnacuile Farm just north of Spinningdale. The feature comprises a c.25 metre by 3 metre high oval stone mound which has a smaller flat-topped kerb cairn on its top, offset to the south. The small cairn has a slight linear hollow, which extends to the eastern kerbstones, which might indicate the position of a passage. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NH 6738 9021 (16m by 16m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH69SE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish CREICH

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