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Castle Heather

Ring Ditch (Period Unassigned)(Possible)

Site Name Castle Heather

Classification Ring Ditch (Period Unassigned)(Possible)

Canmore ID 74837

Site Number NH64SE 63

NGR NH 675 425

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Inverness And Bona
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Inverness
  • Former County Inverness-shire

Archaeology Notes

NH64SE 63 675 425

Aerial reconnaissance spotted a double ring ditch c.270m SW of Castle Heather farm. The INVMG slides are inadequate but J Bone's print shows it well. It is c.8m in diameter, with the inner ditch c.0.7m inside the outer ditch. (AP no.s 8904 03-04, held in Inverness Museum; see also Archive.)

Information from J Harden, 1989.


Aerial Photographic Transcription (27 January 1993)

An aerial transcription was produced from oblique aerial photographs. Information from Historic Environment Scotland (BM) 31 March 2017.


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