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Cock Rig

Farmstead(S) (Period Unassigned), Rig And Furrow (Medieval), Settlement (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Cock Rig

Classification Farmstead(S) (Period Unassigned), Rig And Furrow (Medieval), Settlement (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 50183

Site Number NT15NE 42

NGR NT 156 587

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Midlothian
  • Parish Penicuik (Midlothian)
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District Midlothian
  • Former County Midlothian

Archaeology Notes

NT15NE 42 156 587

On the slopes of Cock Rig to the W of Gutterford Burn, within an area of about 8 hectares lying between 350m and 400m above OD, are the remains of at least twelve rectangular and twelve small round or oval structures, three of which are associated with rectangular structures. Two other rectangular structures have sub-rectilinear enclosures of about 0.9 hectares associated with them. Within and on the perimeter of the settlement are field banks and immediately to the W of it is an area of rig. The area has been planned by the contributor.

R C Callander 1988

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