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Gallow Hill

Ring Ditch (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Gallow Hill

Classification Ring Ditch (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 12779

Site Number NH55NE 8

NGR NH 577 563

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Urquhart And Logie Wester
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Ross And Cromarty
  • Former County Ross And Cromarty

Archaeology Notes

NH55NE 8 577 563.

NH 577 563. Air photography has revealed the crop-mark of a ring-ditch 240 m S of Mulchaich farmhouse; it measures about 8 m in diameter. Visible on RCAHMS air photograph RC: 1427-8, flown 1976.

RCAHMS 1979.

Activities

Archaeological Evaluation (13 March 2008)

A watching brief was carried out on 13 March 2008 in three locations, NH 5748 5673 – Mulchaich Farm, NH5770

5630 – ring ditch S of Mulchaich Farm and NH 5766 5679 – Mulchaich chambered cairn and cup-marked stone. A mechanical excavator dug four linear trenches and two box trenches, covering over 10% of the development area. Topsoil in the trenches was hand excavated to reveal the subsoil. No archaeological deposits or features were recorded.

Archive: Highland Archaeology Services Ltd

Funder: Alan MacDonald

Brendan Malone (Highland Archaeology Services Ltd), 2008

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