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Archaeology

Culbokie has been visited or occupied by man for several thousand years so was obviously thought to be a good place to live.

The map below reproduced from the Highland HER web site gives a clear indication of the range of archeological sites around Culbokie.

Details of the identified sites can be found by opening this document.

Two archaelogical sites not identified above are the Drummondreach Dun at map reference NH582575 (whilst there have a look at the Preaching Site) and the Chambered Cairn at the Old Ferintosh Distillery site at map reference NH577568

To assist in the opening of the links referred to in the attached pdf document we have reproduced the active links below.

Kinbeachie:  On the map above the label "Kinbeachie" points to the location of the excavations that are referred to in the report opened with this link.  http://tinyurl.com/kinbeachie A further report on the excavations at the Kinbeachie farm can be found here

Kinbeachie Castle: This is located at the extreme right hand edge of the map above just below the red arrow. A separate page has been created here to gather relevant information re. the castle. The report of a survey carried out by NOSAS in March 2017 can be found here

Henge http://tinyurl.com/Teanagairn

Carn Mor Dun http://tinyurl.com/h77dnf3

Findon Dun https://canmore.org.uk/site/13708/findon-cottage

Cist https://canmore.org.uk/site/13697/findon-mains Warning! The map on the Canmore page might not be meaningful so open the image by clicking on "View on large map" and then zoom out.

A newspaper report of the find can be found here. along with photographs of the beaker found within the cist. February 2018 new photos of the beaker now posted on this page.

Crochar http://tinyurl.com/hq66zzq This is misleading and wrong for the Crochar with which we are concerned.

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