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Boghead

Ring Ditch(S) (Period Unassigned), Settlement (Period Unassigned), Souterrain (Prehistoric)

Site Name Boghead

Classification Ring Ditch(S) (Period Unassigned), Settlement (Period Unassigned), Souterrain (Prehistoric)

Alternative Name(s) Muirden

Canmore ID 76451

Site Number NJ75SW 26

NGR NJ 700 543

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Aberdeenshire
  • Parish Alvah
  • Former Region Grampian
  • Former District Banff And Buchan
  • Former County Banffshire

Archaeology Notes

NJ75SW 26 700 543

Souterrain, visible as a cropmark in an arable field 400m SSE of Boghead. Other cropmarks near the souterrain may indicate further broadly contemporary remains.

Information from Historic Scotland, November 1993.

(Location cited as NJ 701 543). Air photography (AAS/94/17/G34/14-15 and AAS/94/17/G35/1-9) has recorded ring-ditches.

NMRS, MS/712/21.

(Location cited as NJ 701 543) Air photography (AAS/82/13/R16/8-9 and AAS/89/06/S18/5-12) has recorded the cropmarks of a field-system (to the S of the burn) and a ring-ditch (to the N) in arable ground on a slight SW-facing spur at an altitude of about 60m OD.

NMRS, MS/712/36.

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