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Bell Knowe


<b>Bell Knowe</b>Posted by bazaImage © baza
Nearest Town:Huntly (13km N)
OS Ref (GB):   NJ498266 / Sheet: 37
Latitude:57° 19' 36.38" N
Longitude:   2° 50' 2.15" W

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<b>Bell Knowe</b>Posted by drewbhoy <b>Bell Knowe</b>Posted by drewbhoy <b>Bell Knowe</b>Posted by drewbhoy <b>Bell Knowe</b>Posted by baza


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The Bell Knowe, a Bronze Age cairn, is slightly to the south of Rhynie on the A97, eastern side. Best to park the Rhynie grave yard, complete with Pictish stones (one with cup marks). The cairn is unmissable. However at the moment walking to the cairn is impossible as the surrounding land is owned by the manse, as the occupant at Coach House said. By this he mean't the Church of Scotland and is open between April and October. The site is surrounded by a deer fence and several padlocked gates. There was a lot of ribbons and such like attached to the fence, votive offerings perhaps.

Visited, nearly, 23/11/09.
drewbhoy Posted by drewbhoy
23rd November 2009ce
Edited 24th November 2009ce


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Bell Knowe Round Cairn: British Isles Geograph

Bell Knowe photograph by Pete Saunders along with geographic setting, with further link to site details.
C Michael Hogan Posted by C Michael Hogan
3rd March 2008ce