MHG9000 - Ring ditch etc, N of Conan Mains


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Type and Period (1)

  • RING DITCH (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NH55SW 19 5320 5360 to 5324 5358.

NH 532 536. Air photography has revealed the crop-marks of a ring-ditch and a pit-circle among indeterminate crop-markings N of Conan Mains farmsteading. The ring-ditch measures about 12 m in diameter; the pit-circle lies 16 m to the NW and measures about 10 m in diameter. Visible on RCAHMS air photographs RC 1783-5 (flown 1977), RC 1879-81 (flown 1978).

RCAHMS, 1979, The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. The archaeological sites and monuments of the Black Isle, Ross and Cromarty District, Highland Region, 16, No. 88 (Text/Report). SHG2675.

Harding and Lee, A F and G E, 1987, Henge monuments and related sites of Great Britain: air photographic evidence and catalogue, 369, 372, No. 270; plan, 368 (Text/Publication/Monograph). SHG306.

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Grid reference Centred NH 5319 5360 (40m by 40m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH55SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY

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