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<b>Balblair</b>Posted by thesweetcheatImage © A. Brookes (18.3.2011)
Nearest Town:Dingwall (15km N)
OS Ref (GB):   NH509447 / Sheet: 26
Latitude:57° 28' 5.09" N
Longitude:   4° 29' 10.57" W

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Unique designs found on slab in Beauly cairn?

Unusual designs have been found on a 5000-year-old stone slab discovered inside a cairn near Beauly. The sandstone slab formed one side of a burial chamber within the cairn, and was discovered after Highland Council ordered a quarry company to undertake an archaeological survey on the site at Balblair prior to extracting rock and gravel... continues...
Rhiannon Posted by Rhiannon
24th October 2005ce
Edited 25th October 2005ce

Balblair Quarry

Another unique design found on cist slab.
tiompan Posted by tiompan
4th June 2005ce
Edited 24th October 2005ce

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PAST No.51 Rock Art From A Bronze age Cairn At Balblair, Near Inverness

Details of Headlands Excavation of the Cairn including illustrations of 'that' cist cover.
fitzcoraldo Posted by fitzcoraldo
5th January 2006ce
Edited 6th January 2006ce