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Port Seton

Wall(S) (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Port Seton

Classification Wall(S) (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 113138

Site Number NT47NW 46

NGR NT 401 758

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council East Lothian
  • Parish Tranent
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District East Lothian
  • Former County East Lothian

Archaeology Notes

NT47NW 46 401 758

Site recorded during a rapid coastal survey undertaken by GUARD of the S shore of the Firth of Forth from Dunbar to Stirling and along the N shore of the Forth to the Fife border. A gazetteer of all sites including listed buildings, designed landscapes, scheduled and unscheduled monuments was produced. Full details of the survey can be consulted in the report held by the NMRS.

Sponsor: Historic Scotland

GUARD 1996

Two concrete walls at right angles to each other on the rocky foreshore at Prestonpans. One wall leads from the promenade to the shore the other runs parallel to the shore and fills in the gaps between natural rocky outcrops. The rocks drop off sharply to the north of the wall.

Site recorded by GUARD during the Coastal Assessment Survey for Historic Scotland, 'The Firth of Forth from Dunbar to the Coast of Fife' 22nd February 1996.

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Field Visit (22 February 1996)

Two concrete walls at right angles to each other on the rocky foreshore at Prestonpans. One wall leads from the promenade to the shore the other runs parallel to the shore and fills in the gaps between natural rocky outcrops. The rocks drop off sharply to the north of the wall.

Site recorded by GUARD during the Coastal Assessment Survey for Historic Scotland, 'The Firth of Forth from Dunbar to the Coast of Fife' 22nd February 1996.

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