MHG9064 - Henge, Teanagarin Cottage


Probable henge at Culbokie.

Type and Period (1)

  • HENGE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

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NH55NE 5 5945 5779.
Fort (NR) OS 1/10,000map, (1974)

Culbokie, Henge Monument: A ditch 26' wide encloses a roughly circular area averaging 48' diameter The present width of an entrance to E is 33'. The diameter from crest to crest of banks varies from 90'-96'.
Feachem (1963) states that, at frist sight, this is a Class I henge, but as bank runs across entrance causeway only excavation can determine whether bank was originally fully annular. If so, this can at best be called a proto-henge or hengiform earthwork. Whether henge or not, it is extremely likely to be of c2nd or 3rd millenium BC date.
A A Woodham 1955, R W Feachem 1963. <1><2>

Probable henge, as described above.
Resurveyed at 1:2500. Visited by OS (N K B) 19 January 1965

Class I henge. H A W Burl 1969. <3>

Hengi-form site. G J Wainwright 1969. <4>

No change. Visited by RCAHMS (JRS) March 1989.

Photograph submitted to the HER by D Scott in November 2010. <5>

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Grid reference Centred NH 5944 5779 (60m by 60m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH55NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY

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