MHG39712 - Pit Circle, Gollanfield
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- PIT CIRCLE (Undated)
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.
- --- 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. . 17, No. 107.
- --- Text/Manuscript: Tolan, M. 1988. Pit circles in Scotland: some possible interpretations. 67-8, No. 8.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 8067 5330 (40m by 40m) (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:5167 (Historic Scotland scheduled monument description (old hyperlink))
- http://portal.historicenvironment.scot/designation/SM5167 (Online designation description (Historic Environment Scotland))
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/15207 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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