MHG7306 - Fairy Hillock, Nairn


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Type and Period (2)

  • MOOT HILL (Undated)
  • (Alternate Type) NATURAL FEATURE (Undated)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Fairy Hillock (NAT) OS 6" map, (1938)

The Fairy Hillock or Witches' Hillock is an artificial mound on the sea-bank, probably a moot-hill.
G Bain 1893.

The mound is completely overgrown with gorse, which made it impossible to take measurements, and appears to be natural.
However the flattish top is about 4m diameter and maximum height on N side is 3.5 metres.
Visited by OS (E G C) 29 November 1961.

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Grid reference Centred NH 8762 5701 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH85NE
Civil Parish NAIRN
Geographical Area NAIRN

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