MHG4364 - Ring ditches, Kirkton Farm


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  • RING DITCH (Early Bronze Age to Late Iron Age - 2400 BC? to 560 AD?)

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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.

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Grid reference Centred NH 7815 5646 (317m by 251m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH75NE
Civil Parish ARDERSIER
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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