MHG2318 - Possible Henge, Nipster
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Type and Period (1)
- HENGE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)
Photos CA680-1 Taken 1977 - HAW 05/2005
ND25NW 16 2160 5897.
ND 216 590. Possible henge, Nipster.
Visible on RCAHMS air photograph CA 680-1: flown 1977.
At ND 2160 5897, on slight rise in ploughed field, are faint traces of a depression measuring c40m NE-SW by 30m transversely; some 15m outwith E arc is a roughly concentric counterscarp up to 0.8m high but reduced and spread by ploughing, suggesting a bank or rim of a mound. However, there is no surface evidence to specify a class of structure, if any.
Visited by OS (J M) 3 March 1982.
RCAHMS, 1977, RCAHMS. Air Photographs Unit: 1977 catalogue, 14 (Collection/Catalogue). SHG2651.
Harding and Lee, A F and G E, 1987, Henge monuments and related sites of Great Britain: air photographic evidence and catalogue, 377, 380, No. 279; plan (Text/Publication/Monograph). SHG306.
|Grid reference||Centred ND 2159 5897 (60m by 60m) (Buffered by site type)|
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External Links (3)
- http://data.historic-scotland.gov.uk/pls/htmldb/f?p=2300:35:1177880253467667::::P35_SELECTED_MONUMENT:7039 (Historic Scotland scheduled monument description (old hyperlink))
- http://portal.historicenvironment.scot/designation/SM7039 (Online designation description (Historic Environment Scotland))
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/8747 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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