MHG8730 - Blackstand


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Type and Period (1)

  • MOUND (Undated)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NH76SW 3 7178 6103

(NH 7178 6103) This is a long, low grass-covered mound, with rounded ends resembling a long cairn in some respects, but which Miss Henshall considers more likely to be natural than artificial.
It measures 170' long, NNE - SSW, by 66' wide, and stands 5' high at each end and about 4' high in the middle.
A A Woodham 1956; Information from A A Woodham to OS; A S Henshall 1963.
A large natural mound.
Visited by OS (N K B) 21 January 1966.

Woodham, A. A., 1956, A survey of prehistoric monuments in the Black Isle, p 79 (Text/Publication/Article). SHG72.

Henshall, A S, 1963, The chambered tombs of Scotland, Volume 1, 338 (Text/Publication/Monograph). SHG357.

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Grid reference Centred NH 7177 6102 (14m by 14m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH76SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish CROMARTY

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