Burghead

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Burghead

BURGHEAD

Description of Burghead

Burghead was one of the major fortresses of the Picts, although it had been used since prehistoric times. Although much damaged when a village was built on most of the site, this was an outstanding example of a Pictish fortification.

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Off B9089, 8 miles NW of Elgin, Burghead, Moray.

Rating ***

Opening Hours Access at all times.

Phone 0131 668 8800

Type Fort / Well / Early Christian Site

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