MHG2815 - Homestead, Gollanfield

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  • HOMESTEAD (Undated)

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Full Description

Air photography has revealed the crop-marks of a homestead and a pit-circle about 200m WSW of Mains of Gollanfield farmhouse. The homestead is circular on plan and measures about 20m in diameter; it contains slight indications of what may have been a timber house. Outside the homestead on the SE there is a pit-circle, possibly the remains of a timber house, which measures about 12m in diameter. An arc of ditch and a number of pits are visible about 45m to the NW.
RCAHMS 1979; Visible on RCAHMS air photographs IN 2656, 3074-8: flown 1976 and 1977.

Tolan, notes two pit-circles at NH 806 533.
M Tolan 1988.


RCAHMS, 1979, The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. The archaeological sites and monuments of North-east Inverness, Inverness District, Highland Region, 17, No. 107 (Text/Report). SHG2673.


Tolan, M, 1988, Pit circles in Scotland: some possible interpretations, 67-8, No. 8 (Text/Manuscript). SHG2886.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NH 8067 5330 (70m by 70m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH85SW
Civil Parish PETTY
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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