MHG6820 - Croftscalich

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Type and Period (1)

  • CAIRN (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NJ02NW 2 0077 2535.

(NJ 0077 2535) Cairn (NR)
Stone Coffin containing Ashes found AD 1860 (NAT)
OS 6"map, Morayshire, 2nd ed., (1905)

Near the south side of Gaich Wood, a short distance from Croftscalich, is a large cairn of stones which was opened about six years ago (c. 1865), when a cist containing dust or ashes was found near its centre. Most of it has been removed to build walls around the adjoining fields.
Name Book 1871.

No trace of this cairn; presumably destroyed by re-afforestation.
Visited by OS (N K B) 1 September 1966.

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NJ 0077 2534 (14m by 14m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NJ02NW
Civil Parish CROMDALE, INVERALLAN AND ADVIE
Geographical Area BADENOCH AND STRATHSPEY

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