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Perth, 168 High Street

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Site Name Perth, 168 High Street

Classification No Class (Event)

Canmore ID 134239

Site Number NO12SW 344

NGR NO 1172 2361

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Perth And Kinross
  • Parish Perth
  • Former Region Tayside
  • Former District Perth And Kinross
  • Former County Perthshire

Archaeology Notes

NO12SW 344 117 236

NO 117 236 Monitoring of contractors' works during the removal of a cellar floor revealed a medieval midden deposit at c5m OD. Sherds of white gritty ware pottery and a small assemblage of butchered animal bone were recovered. The truncated remnant of a possible wattle fence was found cut through the midden deposit. This fence lay parallel to the High Street c 7m to the rear of the frontage. A drystone well was also cut through the midden deposit. This well was 0.6m in diameter and was set back 3.6m from the street frontage.

Sponsor: Axa Equity and Law.

J R Mackenzie 1995.

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