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Wester Alves

Enclosure (Period Unassigned)(Possible), Temporary Camp (Roman)(Possible)

Site Name Wester Alves

Classification Enclosure (Period Unassigned)(Possible), Temporary Camp (Roman)(Possible)

Canmore ID 107300

Site Number NJ16SW 54

NGR NJ 111 629

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Moray
  • Parish Alves
  • Former Region Grampian
  • Former District Moray
  • Former County Morayshire

Archaeology Notes

NJ16SW 54 111 629

Air photography (by Ian Keillar) has recorded the cropmark of the rounded corner of an enclosure, possibly of considerable size, on a gentle N-facing slope in an area threatened by forestry. Earlier (vertical) air photography shows an adjoining field boundary and it may be a covered drainage ditch, while Keillar has suggested an identification as a Roman temporary camp.

NMRS, MS/712/11.

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