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Coquet Head

Scooped Settlement (Middle Iron Age)

Site Name Coquet Head

Classification Scooped Settlement (Middle Iron Age)

Canmore ID 251999

Site Number NT70NE 34

NGR NT 78599 08313

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Scottish Borders, The
  • Parish Oxnam
  • Former Region Borders
  • Former District Roxburgh
  • Former County Roxburghshire

Archaeology Notes

NT70NE 34 78599 08313

This scooped settlement lies to the N of the River Coquet, near the foot of the flank of Coquet Head. The oval interior is dug into the slope on the N and measures 34.5m from E to W by 25m transversely within a bank spread to 3m in thickness and no more than 0.5m in height. There is a possible entrance in the SW side.

(Kale99 45)

Visited by RCAHMS (KB, MFTR) 2 November 1999

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