MHG8155 - Cropmarks, Alness


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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.

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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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