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Millar's Moss Reservoir

Settlement (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Millar's Moss Reservoir

Classification Settlement (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 60172

Site Number NT96NW 4

NGR NT 9021 6842

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Scottish Borders, The
  • Parish Coldingham
  • Former Region Borders
  • Former District Berwickshire
  • Former County Berwickshire

Archaeology Notes

NT96NW 4 9021 6842.

(NT 9021 6842) Fort (NR)

OS 6"map, Berwickshire, 2nd ed., (1908).

A small oval enclosure with a deep depression in the centre, and surrounded by a single rampart with an entrance in the NE (see RCAHMS 1915 plan, fig.47).

RCAHMS 1915, visited 1908; D Christison 1895.

Enclosure: The much spread earth-and-stone bank encloses an area some 28.0m E-W by 22.0m transversely; it is 0.7m high. In the S corner are faint traces of a possible hut site measuring about 10.0m in diameter. The entrance is in the E. This would appear to be a homestead.

Visited by OS(JLD) 3 November 1954.

As described in the previous field report.

Resurveyed at 1:2500.

Visited by OS(RD) 8 March 1966.

(NT 9021 6842) Homestead (NR)

OS 1:10,000 map, (1976).

This D-shaped enclosure, which is possibly a homestead, is situated at the foot of a low knoll; it measures 25m by 23m within a stony bank up to 4m thick and 0.6m high. The entrance is on the ESE.

RCAHMS 1980, visited 1979.

Activities

Field Visit (5 August 1950)

Settlements, Coldingham Loch, (Inventory Nos. 81, 85, 86 and 87).

All these structures are Romano-British or Dark Age settlements, comparable to those in Roxburghshire.

Visited by RCAHMS (KS) 5 August 1950.

Sbc Note

Visibility: This is an upstanding earthwork or monument.

Information from Scottish Borders Council

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