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Balcathie

Pit Alignment (Prehistoric)

Site Name Balcathie

Classification Pit Alignment (Prehistoric)

Canmore ID 35374

Site Number NO63NW 10

NGR NO 606 395

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NO63NW 10 606 395.

Aerial photography has revealed the cropmarks of an irregular alignment of large pits 140m WSW of Balcathie farmsteading. It is visible from c.NO 6068 3952 to c.NO 6060 3944, a distance of about 105m and runs in a NNE-SSW direction, curving towards the S. A second pit-alignment (NO63NW 9) has been recorded 60m to the E.

Information from RCAHMS (KB) 12 April 1999

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