MHG4364 - Ring ditches, Kirkton Farm
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Type and Period (1)
- RING DITCH (Early Bronze Age to Late Iron Age - 2400 BC? to 560 AD?)
NH75NE 7 781 564.
NH 781 564. Air photography has revealed the crop-marks of at least three, and possibly four, ring-ditches in a sloping field about 250m SSE of Kirkton farmhouse.
RCAHMS 1979; Visible on RCAHMS air photograph IN 2659: flown 1976.
Air photographs show several ring-ditches in an arable field as marks in cereal crop. The roughly circular ring-ditches measure approximately 6m to 9m across within narrow ditches. There are a number of individual pits in the immediate vicinity of the ring-ditches.
Information: Historic Scotland, June 1992.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 7815 5646 (317m by 251m) (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:5071 (Historic Scotland scheduled monument description (old hyperlink))
- http://portal.historicenvironment.scot/designation/SM5071 (Online designation description (Historic Environment Scotland))
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/14321 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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