MHG8007 - Burnt Mound, Balnacraig

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Type and Period (1)

  • BURNT MOUND (Undated)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

See Thumbnail Photo, showing scattered stones in wooded area.

NH67SW 25 6460 7073.

NH 646 707. Burnt Mound, Balnacraig: The remains of what is probably a burnt mound stand about 100m E of that described on NH67SW 24. Burnt stone is visible in the oval mound, which measures 11m from E to W by 9m transversely and stands 1m high.
RCAHMS 1979, visited 1978.

NH 6460 7073. The turf-covered burnt mound is as described above. A depression occurs on the S side of the mound, facing the stream.
Surveyed at 1:2500. Visited by OS (J B) 16 February 1981.


RCAHMS, 1979, The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. The archaeological sites and monuments of Easter Ross, Ross and Cromarty District, Highland Region, 22, No. 179 (Text/Report). SHG2670.

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NH 6459 7073 (16m by 16m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH67SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish ALNESS

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