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Carmyllie Hill

Burial Chamber


Near the summit of Carmylie hill is a large burrow or tumulus, which was believed at one time by the natives to be a favourite haunt of the fairies, where, with much splendour, they held their nightly revels. It still bears the name of "Fairy-folk hillock".
From Highland Superstitions by Alexander MacGregor (1901).
Canmore think the barrow was at NO 5445 4348, but that it's sadly gone now. It was named as "The Fairy or Fair-folk Hillock" in the New Statistical Account of 1845. Several rings of bronze wire were found there in 1835.
Rhiannon Posted by Rhiannon
5th April 2015ce
Edited 5th April 2015ce

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