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Stanshiel Rig

Ring Ditch House (Prehistoric)

Site Name Stanshiel Rig

Classification Ring Ditch House (Prehistoric)

Alternative Name(s) Beattock Hill

Canmore ID 87590

Site Number NT00SE 7.04

NGR NT 0560 0165

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Dumfries And Galloway
  • Parish Kirkpatrick-juxta
  • Former Region Dumfries And Galloway
  • Former District Annandale And Eskdale
  • Former County Dumfries-shire

Archaeology Notes

NT00SE 7.04 0560 0165

Situated on a low terrace about 15m NW of the large circular settlement NT00SE 8, there are the remains of a ring-ditch house. It is roughly circular on plan and measures about 10m in diameter over a very shallow, poorly-defined ditch.

Visited by RCAHMS (JRS), 9 October 1990.

Listed as timber round-house.

RCAHMS 1997.


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