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Newton of Braco

Newton of Braco Ring Cairn (Prehistoric Burial Mound).

The monument comprises a ring cairn, a form of prehistoric burial mound. It is located in a small clearing in Bennachie Forest, a mature conifer plantation on the E flank of Millstone Hill, at about 210 m above sea level.

The monument consists of a grass- and heather-covered cairn measuring about 14.5 m in diameter and about 1m in height. The cairn has a flat top and a circular hollow (known as the inner court) measuring about 4 m in diameter, slightly to the E of its centre.

For more information see https://ancientmonuments.uk/126720-newton-of-braco-ring-cairn-740m-west-of-west-garioch-ward#.X6RTx-QTtaQ


Map Reference: NJ 697 205 Coordinates: (57.274132,-2.5041131)

For more information please see Bennapedia.

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