MHG56158 - Probable burial cairn - Balblair Wood, Beauly

Summary

A probable burial cairn was recorded in Balblair Wood, Beauly, during a walkover survey by Headland Archaeology in 2009.

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A probable burial cairn was recorded in Balblair Wood, Beauly, during a walkover survey by Headland Archaeology in 2009 in advance of proposed quarry expansion. It consisted of a subcircular stony mound, approximately 9m in diameter and 0.75m high. A mature conifer in the northeast quarter had pushed over a mature deciduous tree, which was also on the mound. Several smaller trees were also present. <1>

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NH 4998 4404 (20m by 20m)
Map sheet NH44SE
Civil Parish KILMORACK
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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Related Investigations/Events (1)

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