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Westfield

Ring Ditch (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Westfield

Classification Ring Ditch (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 33581

Site Number NO44NW 11

NGR NO 44367 49745

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NO44NW 11 4437 4974.

Cropmarks reveal a ring-ditch 110m NW of Westfield farmhouse and immediately SW of the enclosure no. 306. It measures 15m in diameter within a broad ditch, and there are traces of a concentric ditch within the interior.

RCAHMS 1983.

Scheduled (with NO44NW 13 and NO44NW 14 ) as Westfield, enclosures NW of.

Information from Historic Scotland, scheduling document dated July 1994.

This ring-ditch is plotted as a possible Class I henge on a distribution map of henge monuments, ring-cairns, pit-circles and recumbent stone circles covering central and eastern Scotland (RCAHMS 1994, 39, fig. A).

Information from RCAHMS (ARG) 17 October 1997.

Activities

Aerial Photographic Transcription (9 October 2017)

An interpretative transcription, or mapping, of information on oblique aerial photographs was produced on 9 October 2019.

Information from HES Survey and Recording (KMM) 12 March 2021.

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