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Downan Wood

Hut Circle (Prehistoric)(Possible)

Site Name Downan Wood

Classification Hut Circle (Prehistoric)(Possible)

Alternative Name(s) Hill Of Deskie; Bridgend Of Livet

Canmore ID 130579

Site Number NJ13SE 25

NGR NJ 1931 3068

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Moray
  • Parish Inveravon
  • Former Region Grampian
  • Former District Moray
  • Former County Banffshire

Accessing Scotland's Past Project

The remains of a possible hut-circle have been identified on a spur on the south-western slopes of the Hill of Deskie.

Text prepared by RCAHMS as part of the Accessing Scotland's Past project

Archaeology Notes

NJ13SE 25 1931 3068.

Air photography (AAS/98/03/G5/11-12 and AAS/98/03/CT, flown 9 March 1998) has recorded what may be a hut-circle under snow on a SW-facing spur in an area of rough grazing at an altitude of about 300m OD.

NMRS, MS/712/33.

As a result of winter aerial reconnaissance the following new sites were recorded:

Bridgend of Livet (Inveravon parish)

NJ 193 306 Hut circle (NJ13SE 25).

Sponsors: Aberdeenshire Council, RCAHMS, Moray Council.

M Greig 1998


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