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Publication Account

Date 1986

Event ID 1017327

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Publication Account


Although the location of this little ceremonial enclosure may seem remote to modem eyes, the gravel soils of the Rhynie area clearly attracted settlement from early times. The henge consists of a low circular bank, 16.5m in diameter, with one entrance in the south-east which gives access across the shallow ditch to the level central area, a mere 6m in diameter. The low-lying position of the henge, close to water, is typical, although few are so enclosed by the sides of a glen.

Information from ‘Exploring Scotland’s Heritage: Grampian’, (1986).

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