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Kirkton, Livingston

Fortlet (Roman)(Possible)

Site Name Kirkton, Livingston

Classification Fortlet (Roman)(Possible)

Alternative Name(s) Livingston Village; Killandean Bridge

Canmore ID 90472

Site Number NT06NW 19

NGR NT 0395 6666

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council West Lothian
  • Parish Mid Calder
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District West Lothian
  • Former County Midlothian

Archaeology Notes

NT06NW 19 0395 6666

Cropmarks which seem likely to represent the rounded SE corner of a single-ditched fortlet, together with portions of the adjacent sides, have been recorded during RCAHMS aerial survey, on the right bank of the River Almond, immediately opposite the old village of Livingston. The N-S dimension cannot exceed 70m and the E-W dimension is unlikely to exceed 80m. In size, character and, more significantly, its situation far from any known road, the site resembles the newly confirmed fortlet at Kirkland (NX89SW 41).

L J F Keppie 1993


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