MHG3945 - Woodside

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Type and Period (2)

  • HOMESTEAD (Undated)
  • PIT CIRCLE (Undated)

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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.


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/Report). SHG2673.


Tolan, M, 1988, Pit circles in Scotland: some possible interpretations, 70, Nos. 13-14 (Text/Manuscript). SHG2886.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NH 8159 5281 (70m by 70m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH85SW
Civil Parish PETTY
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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