MHG2847 - Cairn, Banchor

Summary

Site of cairn of unknown type.

Type and Period (1)

  • CAIRN (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

In an unconspicuous position within a field system (NH72SE 4), is a cairn c.12.0m in diameter and 0.6m high. The centre is disturbed. A fragment of walling c.3.0m long against the W edge may be an old grouse butt.
Surveyed at 1/10 000.
Visited by OS (A A) 16 December 1971.

Two cairns (MHG2847 and MHG2848) and an associated field system (MHG2850) situated c. 400m south of a bend in the river Findhorn by Dalarossie church on a false crest, and within 400m of Dalarossie cairn (MHG2849). This cairn (MHG2847) is well preserved. <1>


<1> Archaeology for Communities in the Highlands (ARCH), 2011, Digital site gazetteer and archive for ARCH Community Timeline Project: Strathdearn, Site 3 (Collection/Project Archive). SHG25599.

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NH 7662 2369 (14m by 14m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH72SE
Civil Parish MOY AND DALAROSSIE
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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