MHG8155 - Cropmarks, Alness

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Type and Period (1)

  • OCCUPATION SITE (Undated)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NH66NE 20 665 696.

NH 665 696. There are a number of crop-marks of unknown function between the cairn described on NH66NE 10 and the Alness to Tain road. Nothing is visible on the ground.
RCAHMS 1979, visited 1978; Visible on RCAHMS air photographs RC 1773-5, flown 1977.

NB GR corrected to above to centre on area of greatest cropmark visibility (altho should be noticed that area to E is exempt due to geology) Series of pits with 2 large v distinct. Plus series of linked ditch lines that do not clearly form a pattern (but might under or overlie one pit). Poss irregular enclosure off side of ditch system at 266596869610 - HAW 3/2004

Relevant AP's in associated documents.
A M Fox, Highland Council, 21.03.02.


RCAHMS, 1979, The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. The archaeological sites and monuments of Easter Ross, Ross and Cromarty District, Highland Region, 23, No. 191 (Text/Report). SHG2670.

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NH 6656 6964 (20m by 20m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH66NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish ROSSKEEN

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