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<b>Moray</b>Posted by drewbhoyNether Cluny © drewbhoy
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Auchdregnie Standing Stones
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Auchindoun Hillfort
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Auchindown Cairn(s)
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Auchorachan Standing Stone / Menhir
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Binn Hill Cairn(s)
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Bishop's Croft Cairn(s)
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Blackhills House Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art
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Blue Cairn (Califer) Cairn(s)
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Boghead Cairn(s)
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Bogton Standing Stones
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Bow Fiddle Rock Natural Rock Feature
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Browlands Stone Circle
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Buchromb Cairn(s)
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Burghead Promontory Fort
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Cairn Of Beith Cairn(s)
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Camus's Stone Standing Stone / Menhir
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Cappieshill Cairn(s)
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Carna Bhodiach Cairn(s)
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Carn Ghran Taich Cairn(s)
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Carn Na Ciste Cairn(s)
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Castle Hill (Elgin) Hillfort
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Chalmers Slack Cairn(s)
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Cluny Hill Hillfort
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Conjure Cairn Cairn(s)
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Corskellie Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art
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Cossack Wood Cairn(s)
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Cowiemuir Cairn(s)
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Craigroy Bank Barrow
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Dallasbraughty Cairn(s)
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Daugh Of Corinacy Cairn(s)
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Davie's Castle Hillfort
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Doune of Dalmore Clava Cairn
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Doune Of Relugas Hillfort
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Downie Hillock Hillfort
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Drum Moan Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork
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Dun Earn Hillfort
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Dykeside Farm, Birnie Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork
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Easter Backlands Of Roseisle Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art
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Easter Backlands Of Roseisle Souterrain
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Edintore Cairn(s)
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Findrassie Wood Kerbed Cairn
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Foulford Bridge Cairn(s)
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Glen Livet Standing Stone / Menhir
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Green Castle Cliff Fort
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Hill Of Cairns Cairn(s)
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Hill Of Janetstown Cairn(s)
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Inverugie Cairn(s)
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Kellas Standing Stone / Menhir
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Kemps Cairn Cist
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Killiesmont Cup Marked Stone
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King's Cairn Cairn(s)
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Knockando Christianised Site
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Knockandu Church/Knowehillock Stone Circle (Destroyed)
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Knockromie Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork
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Knock Hill Sacred Hill
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Knock of Alves Stone Circle
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Knock Of Alves Hillfort
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Lagmore East Clava Cairn
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Leachmell Kerbed Cairn
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Leakin Cairn(s)
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Leakin Cairn(s)
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Little Conval Hillfort
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Loch Builg Crannog
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Lynagowan Stone Circle
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Marionburgh Clava Cairn
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Marnoch Lodge Standing Stone / Menhir
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Meikle Corshellach Cairn(s)
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Meikle Hill Standing Stone / Menhir
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Monk's Cairn Cairn(s)
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Moss Hill Plantation Cairn(s)
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Moss of Feabuie Cairn(s)
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Netherglen Standing Stone / Menhir
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Nethertown Stone Circle
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Nether Cluny Standing Stone / Menhir
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North Whiteley A Cairn(s)
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Oakenknowes Cairn(s)
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Pitchroy Stone Circle
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Quarry Wood Henge
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Rothiemay Stone Circle
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Round Howe Cairn(s)
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Sculptors Cave Cave / Rock Shelter
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Sleepieshill Wood Cairn(s)
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Speys Law Artificial Mound
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Standing Stones of Urquhart Stone Circle
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Stony Hill Cairn(s)
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Tappoch Cairn(s)
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Tarrieclerack Long Cairn
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Templestone, Rafford Stone Circle
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Ten Rood Wood Cairn(s)
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Tor Sliasg Cairn(s)
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Tronach Point Cliff Fort
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Uaigh Sheumas An Tuim Cairn(s)
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Upper Auchenreath Cairn(s)
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Upper Lagmore Clava Cairn
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Wallfield Artificial Mound
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Witches' Stone Cairn(s)

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Romans may have destroyed Moray metal-working site

Archaeologists are investigating a "fascinating and unusual" site in Moray

Metal-working is thought to have been done at Lochinver Quarry from the Bronze Age through the Iron Age.

More info :

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/articles/cw41ll3dw12o
drewbhoy Posted by drewbhoy
22nd July 2022ce

Archaeologists discover Pictish remains at Moray fort


New Pictish remains have been discovered at a fort thought to have been largely destroyed by a 19th-century development.

Archaeologists from the University of Aberdeen uncovered a longhouse and an 1,100-year-old anglo Saxon coin in a dig at Burghead Fort near Lossiemouth, Moray... continues...
LesHamilton Posted by LesHamilton
25th July 2017ce
Edited 25th July 2017ce

Archaeologists Set For Moray's Next Big Dig

Focus turns to Burghead Hill as funding for the Birnie site ends.

More info :

http://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/Article.aspx/1910634
drewbhoy Posted by drewbhoy
10th September 2010ce

Iron Age Hopes For Moray Field


Experts say survey of Site at Burghead has proved 'very promising'.

by Donna MacAllister. Published 6/3/2010.

Yesterday the National Museums of Scotland curator Dr. Fraser Hunter said investigations at a field a Burghead have possibly revealed a "high status site".

More info:

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drewbhoy Posted by drewbhoy
6th March 2010ce

Experts Bid To Uncover Secret That Lies Beneath Moray Field

Investigation hopes to find the site of an ancient settlement. (Similar to the finds at Birnie)

by Donna MacAllister. Published 27/02/2010.

More at:

http://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/Article.aspx/1625172

Various finds are on display in Elgin Museum.
drewbhoy Posted by drewbhoy
27th February 2010ce

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Loch Builg (Crannog) — Images (click to view fullsize)

<b>Loch Builg</b>Posted by thelonious thelonious Posted by thelonious
31st May 2023ce

Loch Builg (Crannog) — Folklore

Besides the loch itself there are several tarns, one of which rejoices in the name, Lochan Ora, "the golden lochlet." Here, unless tradition is false, lies a bull's hide, with many golden pieces, dropped into the tarn when the enemy pressed too closely.

Beyond a doubt that mound we pass by on the right shore of Loch Builg marks the grave of two Highlanders, who made their final halt here in the retreat from Culloden.
In 'A Highland Tramp' by Alex Inkson McConnochie, in the Leeds Mercury, 21st May 1907.

I surely can't help thinking of people symbolically depositing valuable articles in water in prehistory. I spotted Kelly Gillikin Schoueri's thesis all about the topic in Scotland. Sounds like a mini loch next to your own loch with crannog might be the perfect (liminal yet handily domestic) spot. Just speculating :) It'd be pretty crazy if folklore had handed down such a tale.
Rhiannon Posted by Rhiannon
31st May 2023ce

Loch Builg (Crannog) — Images

<b>Loch Builg</b>Posted by thelonious<b>Loch Builg</b>Posted by thelonious<b>Loch Builg</b>Posted by thelonious thelonious Posted by thelonious
30th May 2023ce

Loch Builg (Crannog) — Fieldnotes

27/05/2023 - Canmore has a 'probable crannog' listed at the north end of Loch Builg. We were passing on the south side so not really close to have a good look. I'm not too sure after looking at aerial photos online. Thought I'd add anyway, you never know.

Might go that way next time. It's a little bit in the middle of nowhere. Nice area though.
thelonious Posted by thelonious
30th May 2023ce

Loch Builg (Crannog) — Links

Canmore


Site record for Loch Builg
thelonious Posted by thelonious
30th May 2023ce

Bow Fiddle Rock (Natural Rock Feature) — Fieldnotes

Christmas Day provided beautiful weather for a good hike, sadly our intended target was Hill of Maud / The Rinnes. However Storm Arwen had made sure the hill was impossible to climb, the road near being barely passable.

We hadn't been to the Green Castle at Portknockie for a while, and its stunning natural neighbour, Bow Fiddle Rock, therefore a visit required. It might have looked calm but sea seemed pretty rough to me.

Park on Patrol Road, head towards the sea and a path will be found to both sides. Head east to Bow Fiddle, a track will take you to a pebbly beach and another leads to a place where you can almost look down on to the natural arch.

Apparently the rock is named because of a similarity to the tip of a fiddle (violin) bow. Personally I think whoever thought of that must have had a few drams to many!

Wonderful scenery!

Visited 25/12/2021.
drewbhoy Posted by drewbhoy
29th January 2022ce
Edited 2nd February 2022ce

Green Castle (Cliff Fort) — Images

<b>Green Castle</b>Posted by drewbhoy<b>Green Castle</b>Posted by drewbhoy drewbhoy Posted by drewbhoy
26th December 2021ce
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