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Eskadale Wood

Enclosure (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Eskadale Wood

Classification Enclosure (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 12396

Site Number NH44SE 8

NGR NH 47 40

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Highland
  • Parish Kiltarlity And Convinth
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Inverness
  • Former County Inverness-shire

Archaeology Notes

NH44SE 8 47 40.

In Eskadale Wood, (NH 4701 4055),Kineras, near Hughtown Post Office, there is a structure which consists of two concentric circles, partly of earth and partly of stones. The entrance faces the east. The outer wall has been partly destroyed by planting trees, and the inner one is still less distinguishable. The diameter of outer circle, over all is 65 feet, the thickness of wall 9 ft. 9 inches, and the entrance is 9 feet wide. The diameter of the inner circle is 34 feet 6 inches and the thickness of wall 3 ft. 6 inches. The height of the walls above the present ground is 1 foot 6 inches. The outer face is carefully built as well as the entrance.

T Wallace 1886

No trace of this feature could be found.

Visited by OS (R L) 18 December 1964

No change to previous field report.

Visited by OS (R L) 10 March 1970

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