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Balcathie

Pit Alignment (Prehistoric)

Site Name Balcathie

Classification Pit Alignment (Prehistoric)

Canmore ID 35384

Site Number NO63NW 9

NGR NO 606 394

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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

Archaeology Notes

NO63NW 9 606 394.

Aerial photography has revealed the cropmarks of an alignment of at least four large pits 200m SW of Balcathie farmsteading. It is visible from c.NO 6067 3944 to c.NO 6068 3939, a distance of about 35m and runs in a N-S direction, curving towards the E at its S end. A second pit-alignment (NO63NW 10) has been recorded 60m to the W.

Information from RCAHMS (KB) 12 April 1999

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