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Dunmore Hill

Enclosure (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Dunmore Hill

Classification Enclosure (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 26305

Site Number NN95NW 38

NGR NN 9190 5895

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Perth And Kinross
  • Parish Moulin
  • Former Region Tayside
  • Former District Perth And Kinross
  • Former County Perthshire

Archaeology Notes

NN95NW 38 9190 5895.

Around the summit of Dunmore Hill is a low stone parapet and one or two breaks in the surrounding precipice are vertically filled with masonry.

J H Dixon 1925.

Encircling the top of Dunmore Hill is a well-preserved earthen bank 2.0m wide by 0.7m high, probably a plantation boundary.

Visited by OS 16 February 1975.

Activities

Field Visit (18 October 1942)

Fort, Faskally.

No trace could be found of the fortification of 'Dunmore' recorded by Mitchell (1923, 50), either on the mound locally known as 'The Fort', which stands at the junction of the old and new avenues just N of the N end of Loch Dunmore (OS Dun an Dionaidh) or on any of the knolls flanking this loch on the W and SW. The whole of Dunmore hill could not be searched.

Viisted by RCAHMS (AG) 18 October 1942.

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