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Cursus (Neolithic)(Possible), Ring Ditch (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Fetteresso

Classification Cursus (Neolithic)(Possible), Ring Ditch (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Fetteresso Castle Policies

Canmore ID 166209

Site Number NO88NW 40

NGR NO 84690 85700

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Aberdeenshire
  • Parish Fetteresso
  • Former Region Grampian
  • Former District Kincardine And Deeside
  • Former County Kincardineshire

Archaeology Notes

NO88NW 40 NO 84690 85700

(Name cited as Fetteresso). Air photography (AAS/00/08/CT/73-80, flown 16 June 2000) has recorded the cropmark of a possible ring-ditch on a shelf at an altitude of 55m OD. It lies (at the northern end) between two lines which appear to run along the top of a low ridge. These lines do not appear to continue into other fields and their placing may be fortuitous; they may be agricultural rather than archaeological in origin, but there remains a slight possibility that they represent a cursus.

NMRS, MS/712/94.

NO 846 857 Cropmarks of ?ring-ditch which appears to lie between two parallel lines.

M Greig 2000.


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