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Carpow

Square Barrow (Iron Age)(Possible)

Site Name Carpow

Classification Square Barrow (Iron Age)(Possible)

Canmore ID 77961

Site Number NO21NW 92

NGR NO 208 176

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Perth And Kinross
  • Parish Abernethy (Perth And Kinross)
  • Former Region Tayside
  • Former District Perth And Kinross
  • Former County Perthshire

Archaeology Notes

NO21NW 92 208 176

The cropmarks of what has tentatively been identified as a square barrow have been recorded by aerial photography (RCAHMSAP 1977, 1978, 1986 and 1991) 140m SW of Mains of Carpow steading (NO21NW 66.03) and about 40m S of the defences of the Roman legionary fortress NO21NW 24.00. The barrow measures about 10m across within its ditch.

Information from RCAHMS (JRS), 4 February 1997.

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