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Templewood

Cairn (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Templewood

Classification Cairn (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 36053

Site Number NO66SW 3

NGR NO 6157 6334

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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

Archaeology Notes

NO66SW 3 6157 6334.

(NO 6157 6334) Tumulus (NR)

OS 6" map, (1959)

An artificial mound

Name Book 1860.

An almost circular, flat-topped mound situated on a ridge and commanding an extensive view all round.

It measures 6.5m by 7.0m on top and about 2m in height. There is no surrounding ditch. Probably a barrow.

Visited by OS (J L D) 15 July 1958.

A prominently placed mainly earthen mound c.19.0m diameter overall, is heavily overgrown with trees and vegetation. A few stones in rabbit burrows are insufficient to suggest that it is a cairn.

Revised at 1/2500.

Visited by OS (I S S) 25 August 1971.

This cairn is situated on a low knoll in a belt of trees, 670m NE of Templewood farmhouse; it measures about 13m in diameter and 1.2m in height.

W Roy 1793; Name Book 1860; RCAHMS 1983.

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