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White Caterthun

Unenclosed Settlement (Period Unassigned)

Site Name White Caterthun

Classification Unenclosed Settlement (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 35036

Site Number NO56NW 43

NGR NO 549 660

NGR Description From NO 549 660 to NO 550 661

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NO56NW 43.00 549 660 to 550 661

NO56NW 43.01 NO 5489 6601 Ring-ditch House

NO56NW 43.02 NO 5491 6605 Ring-ditch House

On the E side of the White Caterthun, immediately outside the outer rampart of the fort (NO56NW 17), there are at least two ring-ditch houses; a third house is situated about 160m to the ENE, a short distance to the N of the foot path leading to the fort.

J Kenworthy 1980; RCAHMS 1983.

Two ring-ditch houses are situated immediately below the outermost ramparts on the E side of the White Caterthun fort (NO56NW 17). At least one other lies to the NE (NO 56NE 32.1) and another is situated within the fort.

Visited by RCAHMS (SH) 29 September 1989.

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