MHG8459 - Enclosure, Pitcalzean Mains
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Type and Period (1)
- ENCLOSURE (Undated)
- None recorded
NH87SW 11 8165 7030.
NH 816 703. Enclosure (possible), Pitcalzean: What may be the mutilated remains of a circular enclosure 16m diameter over all are visible in rough pasture 1.4km E of Pitcalzean House.
RCAHMS 1979, visited 1977.
At NH 8165 7030, in a pasture field on SW slopes of Hill of Nigg, are remains of enclosure described above. It survives as a circular platform c15m diameter and 0.5m high but the surface is uneven and somewhat stony. There appears to have been a peripheral wall, now very indistinct, and this impression is heightened by quarrying in W arc. The platform has slumped in SW where there may have been an entrance. The remains of this enclosure are too vague to allow classification.
Surveyed at 1:2500. Visited by OS (N K B) 9 June 1981.
- --- Text/Report: 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. . 24, No. 196.
- --- Text/Publication/Article: Beaton, E. 1986. Late seventeenth and eighteenth century estate girnals in Easter-Ross and South-East Sutherland. SHG1943. 133-52. 133, 143-4, 150; fig. 9.8, illust..
|Grid reference||Centred NH 8164 7029 (60m by 60m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/15282 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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