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Boquhapple

Broch (Iron Age)(Possible)

Site Name Boquhapple

Classification Broch (Iron Age)(Possible)

Canmore ID 24380

Site Number NN60SE 11

NGR NN 6592 0203

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Stirling
  • Parish Kilmadock
  • Former Region Central
  • Former District Stirling
  • Former County Perthshire

Archaeology Notes

NN60SE 11 6592 0203.

NN 659 020 The mutilated remains of this broch and its outworks are situated on the W bank of the Cessintully Burn. The broch has been reduced to a mound of rubble about 30m in diameter, and the outworks, which comprise two ramparts and ditches are best preserved on the N and S.

RCAHMS 1979, visited December 1977

J S Nicoll 1975

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Publication Account (2007)

NN60 2 BOQUHAPPLE

NN/6592 0203

This mutilated remains of this possible broch and its outworks in Kilmadock stand on the west bank if the Cessintully Burn. The structure has been reduced to a mound of rubble about 30m in diameter, and the outworks, which comprise two ramparts and ditches are best preserved on the north and south.

Sources: 1. NMRS site no. NN 60 SE 11: 2. JS Nicoll in Discovery and Excavation in Scotland 1975, 42: 3. RCAHMS 1979b, 20, no. 150.

E W MacKie 2007

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