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Perth, Meal Vennel

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Site Name Perth, Meal Vennel

Classification No Class (Event)

Alternative Name(s) Central District School Playground

Canmore ID 28469

Site Number NO12SW 97

NGR NO 1173 2355

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NO12SW 97 1173 2355.

An excavation at the Central District School, March to July 1983, revealed a sequence of deposits spanning the 13th to 17th Centuries. Notable features included a sequence of medieval furnaces, a medieval timber building, a medieval stone building and a post medieval building with an associated smithing complex. Evidence of a recut, north-south ditch along the east edge of the excavation was also recovered. Finds included a side range of domestic artefacts, a number of coins, a gold finger ring and an amber finger ring.

L Blanchard and L Ross, undated.


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