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Mains Of Melrose

Rig And Furrow (Medieval) - (Post Medieval), Ring Ditch (Period Unassigned), Roundhouse (Prehistoric)(Possible)

Site Name Mains Of Melrose

Classification Rig And Furrow (Medieval) - (Post Medieval), Ring Ditch (Period Unassigned), Roundhouse (Prehistoric)(Possible)

Canmore ID 19293

Site Number NJ76SW 12

NGR NJ 743 644

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Aberdeenshire
  • Parish Gamrie
  • Former Region Grampian
  • Former District Banff And Buchan
  • Former County Banffshire

Archaeology Notes

NJ76SW 12 743 644.

NJ 743 644. Ring ditch at Mains of Melrose, revealed by aerial reconnaissance.

Aberdeen Archaeological Surveys 1977; Information from Grampian Region.

(Location cited as NJ 7430 6440: nominated as Site of Regional Importance). Air photography (AAS/77/11/SR/22-7, flown 17 August 1977) has recorded the cropmark of a pennanular ring-ditch on a ridge at an altitude of 73m OD.

NMRS, MS/712/35.


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