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Dunragit

Timber Enclosure(S) (Neolithic)

Site Name Dunragit

Classification Timber Enclosure(S) (Neolithic)

Canmore ID 78922

Site Number NX15NW 76.01

NGR NX 14923 57399

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

NX15NW 76.01 1491 5739

See also NX15NW 76.00 and NX15NE 69.00.

This enclosure, which is defined by two roughly concentric lines of pits, is plotted as a large ritual enclosure on a distribution map of Neolithic monuments covering southern Scotland.

Information from RCAHMS (ARG), 3 April 1998

RCAHMS 1997.

Activities

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 enclosures to timber enclosures.

Information from RCAHMS (KMM) 11 April 2014

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