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North Blackruthven

Enclosure(S) (Period Unassigned), Pit Alignment (Prehistoric)

Site Name North Blackruthven

Classification Enclosure(S) (Period Unassigned), Pit Alignment (Prehistoric)

Canmore ID 26884

Site Number NO02SE 34

NGR NO 0681 2464

NGR Description NO 0676 2461 and NO 0681 2464

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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

Archaeology Notes

NO02SE 34 0676 2461 and 0681 2464.

Air photographs reveal a sub-circular enclosure some 250m NE of North Blackruthven farm, at a height of c. 37m OD. It measures c. 61.25m in diameter within a ditch c. 1.25m in width, broken by two opposed entrances, in NE and SW. Immediately to the NE is a second enclosure, measuring c. 65m NE-SW by c. 52.5m transversely within a narrow ditch broken by one or possibly two entrances. A pit-alignment passes through these two enclosures. Harding and Lee consider that these enclosures are unlikely to be henge-related.

G J Wainwright 1969; A F Harding and G E Lee 1987.

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Aerial Photographic Transcription (13 October 2017)

An interpretative transcription, or mapping, of information on oblique aerial photographs was produced on 13 October 2017.

Information from HES Survey and Recording (KMM) 22 February 2021.

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