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<b>Ballach-a-Heathry</b>Posted by markj99Image © markj99
Nearest Town:Stranraer (16km WSW)
OS Ref (GB):   NX21656065 / Sheet: 82
Latitude:54° 54' 30.69" N
Longitude:   4° 46' 56.66" W

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Visited 08.03.20

Ballach-a-Heathry cairn is a robbed out grassy cairn of uncertain age. It lies 2 miles NE of Glenluce on the Three Lochs road. It is approximately 25 yards across its N-S axis and 30 yards across the E-W axis. The cairn is grassed over with a deposit of large field clearance stones on the N of the cairn. There is no evidence of a cist.
Given its position in flat pastureland the cairn is quite prominent despite the recent addition of wind turbines. A gate provides easy access to the cairn.
Last visited in 1976, Canmore ID 62413 gives further details of the cairn.
Posted by markj99
25th March 2020ce
Edited 25th March 2020ce