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Hillhead Of Maryfield


<b>Hillhead Of Maryfield</b>Posted by drewbhoyImage © drew/amj
Nearest Town:Banchory (3km W)
OS Ref (GB):   NO72159531 / Sheets: 38, 45
Latitude:57° 2' 53.24" N
Longitude:   2° 27' 32.73" W

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The Hillhead of Maryfield cairn can be seen from the east but the rest of it is covered in dying vegetation. Still this is maybe no bad thing as the cairn still survives at 9 metres wide and stands at 1 metre tall. Underfoot the cairn material can be felt and the height of the cairn could be judged by my long legs. Also underfoot can be found/felt the remains of much smaller cairns and dykes.

From the Knappachs head north west until a gate is seen. Climb over this heading northwards of the trees and keep going until the next fence. At this point head south west to the top of hill taking care not to trip over dead branches and wee rocks which are strewn everywhere.

Not the best site to look at but another that probably that isn't to badly damaged.

Visited 3/11/2016.
drewbhoy Posted by drewbhoy
7th November 2016ce