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Cardona, enclosure 100m SSW of

A Scheduled Monument in Trossachs and Teith, Stirling

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.1809 / 56°10'51"N

Longitude: -4.1137 / 4°6'49"W

OS Eastings: 268897

OS Northings: 700704

OS Grid: NN688007

Mapcode National: GBR 14.GKV8

Mapcode Global: WH4NQ.SX91

Entry Name: Cardona, enclosure 100m SSW of

Scheduled Date: 26 November 1996

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM6546

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric domestic and defensive: enclosure (domestic or defensive)

Location: Kilmadock

County: Stirling

Electoral Ward: Trossachs and Teith

Traditional County: Perthshire

Description

The monument comprises the remains of an enclosed settlement of prehistoric date represented by cropmarks visible on oblique aerial photographs.

The monument lies in arable farmland at around 70m OD at the foot of a steep slope. It comprises a roughly oval enclosure some 40m NW-SE by about 30m within a ditch approximately 4m wide. It has a SE-facing entrance.

The area to be scheduled encompasses the enclosure and an area around it in which traces of associated activity may be expected to survive. It is circular with a diameter of 70m 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 and economy.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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RCAHMS records the monument as NN 60 SE 16.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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