MHG7053 - Enclosure, Kingsteps
An enclosure visible on aerial photography from the 1970s. Not located during geophysical survey or trial trenching.
Type and Period (1)
- ENCLOSURE (Undated)
- None recorded
NH95NW 21 902 568.
NH 902 568. The crop-marks of a polygonal enclosure have been recorded about 400m S of Kingsteps. It measures 22m across.
RCAHMS 1978 <1>
There was no sign of any ditch or any other feature in the area of the recorded cropmark and it is highly possible that this feature has been totally ploughed out due to extensive farming. Also not visible in Geophysics carried out across this area. <2>
- <1> 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. . 16, no.111.
- <2> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Farrell, S. 2007. Final Report of Archaeological Work for Lochloy Phases 6-9, Nairn, Highland (2 parts). Unaffiliated. 14/12/2007. Paper and Digital.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 9020 5679 (60m by 60m) (Buffered by site type)|
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Investigations/Events (2)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/15549 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
Comments and Feedback
Do you have any more information about this record? Please feel free to comment with information and photographs, or ask any questions, using the "Disqus" tool below. Comments are moderated, and we aim to respond/publish as soon as possible.