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Calderfield, enclosure 150m south west of

A Scheduled Monument in Bonnybridge and Larbert, Falkirk

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Latitude: 56.0052 / 56°0'18"N

Longitude: -3.9001 / 3°54'0"W

OS Eastings: 281611

OS Northings: 680766

OS Grid: NS816807

Mapcode National: GBR 1D.TRSL

Mapcode Global: WH4PT.2B26

Entry Name: Calderfield, enclosure 150m SW of

Scheduled Date: 26 November 1996

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM6543

Schedule Class: Cultural

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

Location: Denny

County: Falkirk

Electoral Ward: Bonnybridge and Larbert

Traditional County: Stirlingshire


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

The monument lies on a prominent ridge in arable farmland at around 80m OD. It comprises a roughly oval enclosure some 70m NE-SW by about 50m NW-SE, with a ditch approximately 4m wide. There are indications of an original entrance in the NE. The centre of the enclosure has been disturbed by a modern tank and enclosure.

The area to be scheduled encompasses the cropmark enclosure and an area around it in which traces of associated activity may be expected to survive. It is circular with a diameter of 90m, excluding the modern constructions at its centre, 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



RCAHMS records the monument as NS 88 SW 12.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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