MHG40177 - Barrow cemetery, 400m NW of Tarradale House

Summary

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Type and Period (2)

  • SQUARE BARROW? (Pictish - 300 AD? to 900 AD?)
  • (Alternate Type) RECTILINEAR ENCLOSURE? (Pictish - 300 AD? to 900 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Air photography has revealed the crop-marks of at least three ring-ditches 400 m NW of Tarradale House.
RCAHMS 1979; Visible on RCAHMS air photogaphs RC 1857-60, flown 1978.

Cropmarks, cluster of at least five ring-ditches, with possibly two square enclosures, to the N and E of the pentagonal enclosure 400m NW of Tarradale House. Diameter of the three largest circles is c 10-12m. Has the appearance of a barrow cemetery. Noted as 'three ring-ditches' in RCAHMS catalogue of APs, 1978, 18.
J S Bone 1996

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NH 5494 4895 (30m by 30m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH54NW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish URRAY

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