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Monkton Windmill

Fort (Period Unassigned), Rig And Furrow (Medieval)

Site Name Monkton Windmill

Classification Fort (Period Unassigned), Rig And Furrow (Medieval)

Canmore ID 311344

Site Number NS32NE 125

NGR NS 36192 28058

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council South Ayrshire
  • Parish Monkton And Prestwick
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Kyle And Carrick
  • Former County Ayrshire

Archaeology Notes

NS32NE 125 36192 28058

This fort has been recorded as a cropmark on oblique aerial photographs (RCAHMSAP 2010). It is circular in plan and defined by three ditches, the outer one about 7m, the middle one about10m, and the inner one about 8m wide. The enclosed area is in about 47m diameter. The entrance is at the NW, 6.5m to 10m wide.

There is also a block of rig orientated NW-SE, with a 7m spacing between furrows.

Information from RCAHMS (KHJM) 23 June 2011

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Aerial Photographic Transcription (1 June 2011)

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