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Archaeology Notes

Event ID 723868

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Archaeology Notes

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/event/723868

NT96NW 2 9067 6900.

(NT 9066 6900) Fort (NR)

OS 1:10,000 map, (1976).

This fort occupies a small promontory 170 yds SW of Pettico Wick harbour. The promontory has been cut off by a curved rampart 45 yds long, 21ft broad and 1 1/2ft high. The entrance is close to the cliff at the SW point.

R Kinghorn 1935.

This promontory fort comprises a low, curving rampart with traces of stone-work here and there in it. It attains a spread of some 7.0m and is 0.5m in height. The course of a slight bank is traceable around the edge of the cliff.

Visited by OS(JLD) 3 November 1954.

The remains of this promontory fort are as described by the previous authorities. The slight bank around the edge of the cliff is probably due to ploughing.

Surveyed at 1:2500.

Visited by OS(RD) 11 March 1966.

The remains of a possible fort.

RCAHMS 1980, visited 1979.

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