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Pit(S) (Period Unassigned), Pit Alignment (Prehistoric), Ring Ditch(S) (Period Unassigned), Timber Enclosure (Neolithic)

Site Name Dunragit

Classification Pit(S) (Period Unassigned), Pit Alignment (Prehistoric), Ring Ditch(S) (Period Unassigned), Timber Enclosure (Neolithic)

Canmore ID 77650

Site Number NX15NE 69

NGR NX 15000 57300

NGR Description Centred NX 150 573

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Dumfries And Galloway
  • Parish Old Luce
  • Former Region Dumfries And Galloway
  • Former District Wigtown
  • Former County Wigtownshire

Archaeology Notes

NX15NE 69.00 centred 150 573.

NX15NE 69.01 NX 1525 5722 Enclosure: pit-defined

NX15NE 69.02 NX 1512 5727 to 1525 5725 Pit-alignment

NX15NE 69.03 NX 1511 5727 Ring-ditch

NX15NE 69.04 NX 1519 5730 Ring-ditches (possible)

NX15NE 69.05 NX 150 574 Ring-ditches; Pits; Cropmarks

Also see NX15NE 70 Roman Road and NX15NW 76.00 Cropmark Complex

'...A complex of pit-defined enclosures, small ditched enclosures and pit-alignments of prehistoric date (situated S of Dunragit) represented by cropmarks visible on oblique aerial photographs.'

Information from Historic Scotland, February 1994.


Aerial Photographic Transcription (10 September 1992 - 16 December 1992)

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

Note (11 April 2014)

Excavation revealed the postholes of concentric timber enclosures, and as such the classification has been changed from pit enclosure to timber enclosure.

Information from RCAHMS (KMM) 11 April 2014


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