MHG6990 - Cawdor Ring Ditch
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Type and Period (1)
- RING DITCH (Early Bronze Age to Late Iron Age - 2400 BC? to 560 AD?)
NH85SW 16 847 521.
NH 847 521. Air photographs have revealed the crop-mark of a ring-ditch 600m SE of Tomluncart. It measures 10m in diameter within a ditch about 1.5m broad; there is a gap in the ditch on the E.
The site was identified as part of a desk based assessment and walk over survey in 2004 for the Nairn to Clunas Replacement Water Main. <1>
See link below to HES Canmore for aerial photos.
- --- Text/Report: RCAHMS. 1978. The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. The archaeological sites and monuments of Nairn District, Highland Region. . 15, No. 98.
- --- Text/Publication/Monograph: Harding and Lee, A F and G E. 1987. Henge monuments and related sites of Great Britain: air photographic evidence and catalogue. Brit Ser. 175. 369, No. 269.
- <1> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Fasham, P. 03/2005. Nairn to Clunas Replacement Water Main: Archaeological Desk-Based Assessment and walk over survey Vol 2 (Revised Route). Jacobs Babtie Ltd. 10/03/2005. Digital.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 8469 5210 (40m by 40m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Civil Parish||CROY AND DALCROSS|
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External Links (3)
- http://data.historic-scotland.gov.uk/pls/htmldb/f?p=2300:35:1177880253467667::::P35_SELECTED_MONUMENT:5144 (Historic Scotland scheduled monument description (old hyperlink))
- http://portal.historicenvironment.scot/designation/SM5144 (Online designation description (Historic Environment Scotland))
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/15213 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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