MHG3945 - Woodside
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Type and Period (2)
- HOMESTEAD (Undated)
- PIT CIRCLE (Undated)
NH 815 528. Air photography has revealed the crop-marks of what may be a palisaded homestead 150m W of Wester Glackton farmhouse. They show a narrow ditch enclosing an area about 30m in diameter with a gap on the E; within the enclosure there is what may be a pit-circle measuring about 15m in diameter. Situated about 35m NE of the enclosure there ia a pit-circle about 9m in diameter.
RCAHMS 1979; Visible on RCAHMS air photographs IN 2655, IN 3079-80: flown 1976 and 1977.
Tolan notes two pit-circles at NH 815 528 and NH 816 528 respectively.
M Tolan 1988.
Air photographs of this enclosure, taken by J Harden in 1989, are held in Inverness Museum (AP nos. 8902.34-36; see also Archive.)
Information from J Harden 1989.
- --- Text/Report: 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. . 18, No. 108.
- --- Text/Manuscript: Tolan, M. 1988. Pit circles in Scotland: some possible interpretations. 70, Nos. 13-14.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 8159 5281 (70m by 70m) (Buffered by site type)|
Related Monuments/Buildings (1)
Related Investigations/Events (0)
External Links (2)
- http://portal.historicenvironment.scot/designation/SM5166 (Online designation description (Historic Environment Scotland))
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/15208 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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