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Bonlee Hill

Cairn(s)

<b>Bonlee Hill</b>Posted by drewbhoyImage © drew/AMJ
Nearest Town:Ballater (13km S)
OS Ref (GB):   NJ4002807913 / Sheet: 37
Latitude:57° 9' 29.78" N
Longitude:   2° 59' 29.61" W

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Lump of Bonlee Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork

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The remnants of a cairn remain on the north east flank of Bonlee Hill.

Perhaps a hut circle, but more likely to be a cairn going by it's footprint and lack of hut circle normalities. It sits at 6m wide and is 0.4m tall. Stones appear amongst the burnt heather.

I would think there is a great deal more to see on Bonlee Hill, but it might be difficult to find.

Superb views north towards Dalrossach and Culquoich.

Visited 23/12/2020.
drewbhoy Posted by drewbhoy
8th February 2021ce

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Lump of Bonlee (Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork) — Fieldnotes

From Craig Glas head west through a low lying marsh until a small sream which has to be jumped, once up onto drier or firmer land you have reached the Lump of Bonlee. Heather burning has revealed several hut circles and a cairn in the area, perhaps more sites will be revealed with further burning.

NJ4004207911 could well be a small hut circle or a wee cairn that has been houked. It is 5m wide.

NJ4009507733 possibly another houked out cairn.

NJ4005007769 One of the better preserved hut circles, it sits at almost 9m wide.

NJ4000407775 Another quite well preserved hut circle, this one is just over 6m wide.

Visited 23/12/2020.
drewbhoy Posted by drewbhoy
8th February 2021ce

Lump of Bonlee (Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork) — Images (click to view fullsize)

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27th December 2020ce