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Purin, fort 350m SW of

A Scheduled Monument in Howe of Fife and Tay Coast, Fife


Latitude: 56.2391 / 56°14'20"N

Longitude: -3.1856 / 3°11'8"W

OS Eastings: 326611

OS Northings: 705801

OS Grid: NO266058

Mapcode National: GBR 28.BXZC

Mapcode Global: WH6R8.1FBX

« Listing Details

Entry Name: Purin, fort 350m SW of

Scheduled Date: 18 August 1999

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM6938

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric domestic and defensive: fort (includes hill and promontory fort)

Location: Falkland

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Howe of Fife and Tay Coast

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