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Brae Farm

Cairn(s)

<b>Brae Farm</b>Posted by drewbhoyImage © drew/B
Nearest Town:Invergordon (8km NNE)
OS Ref (GB):   NH66056278 / Sheet: 21
Latitude:57° 38' 6.68" N
Longitude:   4° 14' 37.82" W

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Brae Farm Kerbed Cairn

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After returning to the forestry car park near Breachloch, we about turned and headed back north, then take the first minor road heading north east, keep going along till the road ends (very straight, very twisty, very straight) meeting another minor road. Take this road which heads south east then north east. If you look to the south the cairn can be spotted before the road to Brae Farm. At the farm I asked permission to park which was kindly given.

At the farm head west into the field avoiding the barns, basically horse shoe round these buildings and after a couple of fence jumps the cairn is in front with stunning views north (the town in front is Alness), west and east.

The cairn, at one time completely separate, appears to have been joined by field clearance on its eastern side. I noticed that cattle feeders had also been used on top of the site. Still kerbs remain in place to the south and the width, 9m, can still be detected. It is almost 1m in height.

This site has seen much better days, hopefully it can be rescued.

Visited 10/4/2019.
drewbhoy Posted by drewbhoy
15th May 2019ce

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Brae Farm (Kerbed Cairn) — Fieldnotes

This much damaged cairn is in a corner of a disaster area to the north of the barns at Brae Farm. The kerb in the north arc is fairly well still preserved whilst others lay strewn everywhere around. Yet it still survives at just over 7m wide and at its tallest is 1m, the collapse in the cairn appears to have been filled in. There is a lot of rubble lying about thanks to the 'improvements'.

Brae Farm Chamber Cairn NH 6615 6281

As for the chamber cairn supposedly nearby, stones were lying everywhere, gorse/whins piled up. Will go back to have a look, but hugely annoying.

Visited 10/4/2019.
drewbhoy Posted by drewbhoy
15th May 2019ce

Brae Farm (Kerbed Cairn) — Images (click to view fullsize)

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19th April 2019ce