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Friockheim

Pit(S) (Period Unassigned), Pit Alignment(S) (Prehistoric)

Site Name Friockheim

Classification Pit(S) (Period Unassigned), Pit Alignment(S) (Prehistoric)

Canmore ID 144080

Site Number NO54NE 62

NGR NO 5927 4988

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Angus
  • Parish Guthrie
  • Former Region Tayside
  • Former District Angus
  • Former County Angus

Archaeology Notes

NO54NE 62 5927 4988

Cited by Grampian Regional Council as Pitmuies Mill Farm, located at NO 5915 4990, and allocated site number GRC NO55SE 18. Palisaded enclosure, pits, possible cursus and square barrow cemetery noted.

Undated information from Aberdeen Archaeological Services: manuscript annotation on AAS photograph.

Oblique aerial photography (RCAHMSAP 1995) has revealed the cropmarks of pit-alignments and pits, immediately to the NW of Friockheim. The most distinct pit-alignment, aligned SW-NE, measures about 100m in length and has a number of pits surrounding it.

Information from RCAHMS (KJ) 26 April 1999.

See also NO54NE 23.

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