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Cromlix Lodge, hut circle 1000m NNW of

A Scheduled Monument in Dunblane and Bridge of Allan, Stirling

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.241 / 56°14'27"N

Longitude: -3.99 / 3°59'24"W

OS Eastings: 276762

OS Northings: 707168

OS Grid: NN767071

Mapcode National: GBR 19.BPLM

Mapcode Global: WH4NL.PD5D

Entry Name: Cromlix Lodge, hut circle 1000m NNW of

Scheduled Date: 23 December 1996

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM6557

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric domestic and defensive: hut circle, roundhouse

Location: Dunblane and Lecropt

County: Stirling

Electoral Ward: Dunblane and Bridge of Allan

Traditional County: Perthshire

Description

The monument comprises a hut circle of prehistoric date surviving as an earthwork in pasture.

The monument lies on a ridge of rough pasture at around 200m OD. It comprises the remains of a substantial hut circle some 12m in diameter with a bank some 3m wide and some 0.8m in surviving height. Numerous slighter foundations occur in the immediate vicinity, representing the remains of settlement of various periods.

The area to be scheduled encompasses the hut circle and an area around it in which traces of associated activity may be expected to survive. It is circular with a diameter of 60m as marked in red on the accompanying map.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Statement of Scheduling

The monument is of national importance because of its potential to contribute to our understanding of prehistoric settlement, economy and house construction.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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RCAHMS records the monument as NN 70 NE 12.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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