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Village (18th Century)

Site Name Pitmiddle

Classification Village (18th Century)

Canmore ID 30435

Site Number NO22NW 23

NGR NO 24431 29666

NGR Description Centred NO 244 296

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NO22NW 23 centred 244 296

(Centred NO 244 296) Pitmiddle (NAT)

OS 25" map (1901)

'Deserted village of Pitmiddle' - an arrow indicates the field to the south of the present village.

Information from F T Wainwright, undated.

Two unroofed buildings, one of which is annotated as a Ruin, one partially roofed building, twenty roofed buildings, of which two are long buildings, one is T-shaped, one has two wings and one is annotated as a Ruin, and eighteen enclosures are depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Perthshire 1867, sheet lxxxvii). Ten unroofed buildings and four enclosures are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10560 map (1970).

Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 26 February 1998.


Field Visit (11 June 1964)

The village of Pitmiddle, is now completely deserted; only the shells of the buildings remain and are overgrown with vegetation. The walls are 0.6m wide on average with a maximum height of c.4.0m. No trace of any earlier structures was seen in the heavily overgrown area of the village, or in the arable fields to the south of it.

Visited by OS (WDJ) 11 June 1964


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