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Selvie Wood, Silvie

Pit Enclosure (Prehistoric)

Site Name Selvie Wood, Silvie

Classification Pit Enclosure (Prehistoric)

Canmore ID 30726

Site Number NO24NE 45

NGR NO 2810 4845

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Angus
  • Parish Ruthven
  • Former Region Tayside
  • Former District Angus
  • Former County Angus

Archaeology Notes

NO24NE 45 2810 4845

This pit-defined enclosure is situated on a broad terrace to the ENE of Silvie Wood and has been recorded as cropmarks on oblique aerial photographs (RCAHMSAP 1977, 1994 and 2003). An arc of pits forms a rough C-shape, open to the N and NW, measuring about 100m across. A gas pipeline running from N to S across the field has been recorded as a cropmark.

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