MHG2937 - Ring Ditch - Lonnie, Petty


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Type and Period (2)

  • RING DITCH (Undated)
  • (Alternate Type) RING DITCH (Early Bronze Age to Late Iron Age - 2400 BC? to 560 AD?)

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Full Description

Air photography has revealed what may be an unenclosed settlement 450m SW of Lonnie farmhouse. It comprises a ring-ditch about 13m in diameter which contains a ring of pits; an arc of a possible second ring-ditch;and a pit-circle.
RCAHMS 1979; Visible on RCAHMS air photographs IN 3092-4: flown 1977.

Tolan notes two pit-circles, each surrounded by a ring-ditch. <1>

The site was Scheduled by Historic Scotland in 2007. <2>

The Scheduling was amended by Historic Environment Scotland in 2016. <3>

GIS spatial data amended in 2018 according to HES Scheduled Monument GIS data. <4>

See HES Canmore record for more oblique aerial photos of the site.

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Grid reference Centred NH 7343 4873 (40m by 40m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH74NW
Civil Parish PETTY
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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